Zangwill, Israel (1864–1926)

English writer. He published a series of masterly sketches of Jewish life in Children
of the Ghetto
(1892). Other works include The King of the Schnorrers (1894), a
humorous picaresque novel set in the 18th century, and
Dreamers of the Ghetto
(1898). He also wrote the play The Melting Pot (1909).
He was an active leader of a Zionist organization 1905–25.