Gamoran, Emanuel

   American educator. He was born in Russia and was taken to the US in 1907. In 1923 he became the education director of the Commission of Jewish Education of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations. He also served as president of the National Council for Jewish Education (1927-8). His writings include Changing Concepts in Jewish Education.

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  • GAMORAN, EMANUEL — (1895–1962), U.S. educator. Born in Belz, Russia, he was taken to the U.S. in 1907. From 1917 to 1921 Gamoran was associated with the New York Bureau of Jewish Education, becoming in 1923 the educational director of the Commission of Jewish… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • GAMORAN, MAMIE GOLDSMITH — (1900–1984), U.S. writer. Born in Jersey City, N.J. to Nathan and Mamie Aronson Goldsmith, Gamoran was a prolific author of Jewish children s textbooks and fiction. Raised in a non observant home, she received no formal Jewish education as a… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • EDUCATION, JEWISH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline. Bibliography at the end of a section is indicated by (†). in the biblical period the nature of the sources historical survey the patriarchal period and the settlement the kingdom the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • PUBLISHING — This article is arranged according to the following outline: general publishing The Dutch Jerusalem in germany and austria in scandinavia in italy in france in czechoslovakia in yugoslavia in romania in hungary in poland in russia in spain and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SCHWARTZMAN, SYLVAN DAVID — (1913–1994) U.S. Reform rabbi, academician, administrator. Schwartzman was born in Baltimore and received his B.A. from the University of Cincinnati in 1936. In 1941, he was ordained at hebrew union college , which awarded him an honorary D.D. in …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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