Goldmann, Nahum

(1895-1982)
   American stat-esman and Zionist leader. He was born in Lithuania and was taken to Germany as a child. In 1925 he helped to found the Eshkol publishing house in order to produce the Encyclopaedia Judaica. Together with Stephen Samuel Wise, he organized the World Jewish Congress in 1936; he became chairman of its executive board and later its president. He was also president of the Zionist Organization. He played an important role in negotiating the repara-tions agreement with Germany after World War II. In 1962 he left the US and became an Israeli citizen.

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  • GOLDMANN, NAHUM — (1895–1982), statesman and Zionist leader, born in Visznevo, Lithuania. When Goldmann was five years old his family moved to Germany – first to Koenigsberg and from there to Frankfurt. His father, Solomon Ẓevi Goldmann, was a writer and Hebrew… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Goldmann, Nahum — (1895–1982)    Zionist and Jewish leader. At home in different countries, persuasive in different languages, Dr Goldmann has been one of the most cosmopolitan of Jewish leaders. Urbane, stocky, a ready speaker with independent and sometimes… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Goldmann, Nahum — ▪ Israeli Zionist leader born July 10, 1895, Wisznewo, Lithuania died August 29, 1982, Bad Reichenhall, West Germany [now in Germany]       Israeli Zionist leader who was an outspoken critic of Israeli policies.       The son of a professor of… …   Universalium

  • Nahum Goldmann — signing the Reparations Treaty with Germany 1952 Nahum Goldmann (Hebrew: נחום גולדמן‎) (July 10, 1895–August 29, 1982) was a Litvish Zionist and founder and longtime president of the World Jewish Congress. Contents 1 Education …   Wikipedia

  • Nahum Goldmann — signing the Reparations Treaty with Germany Nahum Goldmann (Hebrew: נחום גולדמן) (1July 10 1895–29 de agosto 1982) fue un sionista israelí nacido en Polonia fundador y presidente por un largo tiempo del Organización Sionista Mundial. Contenido 1… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Nahum Goldmann — (auch Nachum Goldmann oder Goldman; * 10. Juli 1895 in Wischnewo, heute Wischnewa, Weißrussland; † 29. August 1982 in Bad Reichenhall) war insbesondere Gründer und langjähriger Präsident des Jüdischen Weltkongresses (WJC) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nahum Goldman — Nahum Goldmann Nahum Goldman signant le « Traité de réparations entre Israël et l Allemagne de l Ouest » en 1952. Nahum Goldmann (1895 1982) est homme politique et leader sioniste natif de Lituanie. Sommai …   Wikipédia en Français

  • GOLDMANN (N.) — Nahum GOLDMANN 1895 1982 Nahum Goldmann est né en 1895 à Wisznewo, en Lituanie. Peu après sa naissance, ses parents le confient à son grand père paternel et partent faire des études en Allemagne, la Lituanie sous le régime tsariste pratiquant,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Nahum Goldmann — Nahum Goldman signant le « Traité de réparations entre Israël et l Allemagne de l Ouest » en 1952. Nahum Goldmann (1895 1982) est homme politique et leader sioniste natif de Lituanie. Sommaire 1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Goldmann — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Curt Goldmann (1870–1952), deutscher Dirigent und Komponist Edwin Goldmann (1862–1913), südafrikanischer Chirurg Erich Goldmann (* 1976), deutscher Eishockeyspieler Friedrich Goldmann (1941–2009),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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