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AbstractCurriculum vitae, article about David Zwi Farbstein, article about his wife Betty Ostersetzer (Photocopies)
Curriculum vitae, article about David Zwi Farbstein, article about his wife Betty Ostersetzer (Photocopies)
David Zwi Farbstein (1868-1953) was born in 1868 in Warschau in an Orthodox Jewish family. In 1968 he immigrated to Western Europe and studied law in Berlin, Zuerich, and Bern. He begame a citizen of Switzerland in 1897. He was one of the organisators of the first Zionist Congress and active in the Israelitische Kultusgemeinde Zuerich and in the social deomocratic party. His wife Betty Ostersetzer (1873-1938) from Czortokow, Galicia,studied medicine in Zuerich, and worked as a physician in Zuerich. After her divorce from David Zwi Farbstein in 1907 she worked actively in the Social Democratic Party and for feminist matters.
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