Goldstein, Israel

   American Con-servative rabbi and Zionist leader. He was born in Philadelphia and served as a rabbi of Congregation B'nai Jeshurun in New York. He was president of the Jewish National Fund of America and the Zionist Organization of America. He also served as a member and officer of various Jewish, interfaith and public organizations. In 1961 he settled in Israel, where he was world chairman of the Keren ha-Yesod-United Israel Appeal. He wrote a history of his congregation in New York and also published collections of sermons and essays.

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  • GOLDSTEIN, ISRAEL — (1896–1986), U.S. Conservative rabbi and Zionist. He was born in Philadelphia, received his Jewish education at Yeshiva Mishkan Israel and Gratz College, studying for a time at a ḥeder in Riga. He was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Goldstein, Baruch — (1956 1994)    The perpetrator of an attack at the Tomb of the Patriarchs (known by Muslims as the Ibrahim Mosque) in Hebron on 25 February 1994 that left 29 Arab worshippers dead and more than 100 others wounded. Goldstein, an American born… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • GOLDSTEIN, HERBERT S. — GOLDSTEIN, HERBERT S. (1890–1970), U.S. rabbi. Goldstein was born and educated in New York City, receiving his B.A. (1911) and M.A. (1912) degrees from Columbia University. He graduated from the jewish theological seminary in 1914, when such… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • GOLDSTEIN, SIDNEY — (1903–1989), mathematician and aerodynamicist. Goldstein, who was born in Hull, England, was lecturer in mathematics at Manchester University, and then a fellow of St. John s College, Cambridge (1931–45). Goldstein became a fellow of the Royal… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Israel: Der Staat Israel und der Nahostkonflikt —   In den ersten fünf Jahrzehnten seiner Existenz durchlief der jüdische Staat eine wechselvolle und problembeladene Geschichte. Eng mit der Region verknüpft und diese nachhaltig prägend, unterscheidet sich die Staats und Nationwerdung in Israel… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • ISRAËL - Actualité (1990-1996) — P align=center État d’Israël Politique intérieure Le 12 février 1990, Ariel Sharon, chef de file de l’aile dure du Likoud (droite nationaliste), démissionne du gouvernement. Le 13 mars, à la suite de divergences concernant l’établissement d’un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • GOLDSTEIN, ALEXANDER — (1884–1949), Russian Zionist leader. Born in Minsk, Goldstein studied law at the University of St. Petersburg and took an active part in Zionist student circles. In 1903 he published his first article (in Russian) and eventually became one of the …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • GOLDSTEIN, RAYMOND — (1953– ), Israeli composer, arranger, and conductor. Born in Capetown, where he completed his musical studies. Goldstein was on the faculty of the Rubin Academy of Music from 1978, specializing, among other subjects, in opera. He also holds the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Israel Grodner — Israel (Yisrol) Grodner (ca. 1848 ndash; 1887) was one of the founding performers in Yiddish theater. A Lithuanian Jew who moved at the age of 16 to Berdichev, Ukraine, the Broder singer and actor was in Iaşi, Romania in 1876 when Abraham… …   Wikipedia

  • Israel — /iz ree euhl, ray /, n. 1. a republic in SW Asia, on the Mediterranean: formed as a Jewish state May 1948. 5,534,672; 7984 sq. mi. (20,679 sq. km). Cap.: Jerusalem. 2. the people traditionally descended from Jacob; the Hebrew or Jewish people. 3 …   Universalium

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