The publisher, poet, playwright, and author Herbert Eulenberg (1876-1949) was born in Cologne-Mülheim, Germany. Although Eulenberg's books and dramas were banned by the Nazis, he remained a member of the Reich Chamber of Literature and continued writing under pseudonyms. After the war, Herbert Eulenberg received the “Heinrich-Heine Prize” and many other awards in West- and East-Germany; he died in Düsseldorf in 1949.
Hermann (Chaim Aaron ben David) Struck was born in 1876 in Germany. He is best known as a master etcher, lithographer and early Zionist. He studied for five years at the Berlin Academy and in 1908 wrote "Die Kunst des Radierens" (The Art of Etching), while mentoring artists such as Marc Chagall, Max Liebermann and Lesser Ury. His art was included in an exhibition at the Fifth Zionist Congress and he helped establish the religious Zionist movement called Mizrachi. Struck was an Orthodox Jew but believed that culture and religion could thrive cooperatively in the Land of Israel. He emigrated to Haifa where he created an artistic community and participated in the development of the Tel Aviv Museum and the Bezalel art school in Jerusalem. Hermann Struck died in 1944.
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Struck, Hermann: Herbert Eulenberg / portrait by Hermann Struck, Leo Baeck Institute, 78.467.