Harkavy, Albert

   Russian orientalist. He was born in Belorussia. He became head of the department of Jewish literature and oriental manuscripts at the Imperial Library in St Petersburg in 1877. He published studies of the Khazars, the Karaites, and the history and languages of Russian Jewry. His writings on the ancient Jewish tombstones in the Crimea exposed the fabrications of Abraham Firkovich.

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  • HARKAVY, ALBERT — (Abraham Elijah; 1835–1919), Russian Orientalist, scholar of Jewish history and literature. Harkavy was born in Novogrudok, Belorussia. He studied at Lithuanian yeshivot and at the universities of St. Petersburg, Berlin, and Paris. On his return… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Harkavy, Albert (Abraham Elijah) — (1835–1919)    Russian orientalist. Harkavy was keeper of the Department of Jewish and Oriental manuscripts in the Imperial Library in St Petersburg. He published valuable research papers on Jewish historical subjects, including the early… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • HARKAVY, ALEXANDER — (1863–1939), Yiddish lexicographer. A relative of the Orientalist and historian albert harkavy and grandson of the rabbi of Novogrodek (Yid. Navaredok), Harkavy was born in that Belorussian town. He had a traditional Jewish education, showed an… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Abraham Harkavy — Nom de naissance Avraam Yakovlevich Harkavy Naissance 1835 Décès 1919 (à 84 ans) Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Abraham Harkavy — Avraam/Albert Yakovlevich Harkavy ( ru. Авраам Яковлевич Гаркави), or Avraham Eliyahu ben Yaakov Harkavy (in Hebrew) (1835–1919) was a Russian Jewish historian and orientalist. BiographyHarkavy was born in 1835 in Novogrudok (in modern day… …   Wikipedia

  • Abraham Harkavy — (vor 1906) Abraham Harkavy (Avraam / Albert Yakovlevich Harkavy, Avraham Eliyahu ben Yaakov Harkavy, russisch Авраам Яковлевич Гаркави; * 27. Oktober 1835 in Novogrudok, Weissrussland; † 15. März 1919 in Petrograd) war ein russisch jüdischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Abraham Firkovich — Abraham (Avraham) ben Samuel Firkovich (Hebrew אברהם בן שמואל Avraham ben Shmuel ; Crimean Karaim: Аврагъам Фиркович Avragham Firkovich ) (1786 1874) was a famous leader of the Qarays (Crimean Karaites). He was born in Lutsk, Volhynia, then lived …   Wikipedia

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  • Liste der Biografien/Har — Biografien: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • GENIZAH, CAIRO — Introduction The term genizah is a word shortened from the rabbinical Hebrew phrase bet genizah (see also genizah ). Its counterpart in late biblical Hebrew is genez (pl. genazim, ginzei) which in Esther evidently means a treasury, as well as the …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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