Altmann, Alexander

(1906-88)
   Rabbi and scholar of Hungarian origin. He served as rabbi in Berlin and taught philosophy at the Rabbinical Seminary there. In 1938 he settled in Manchester, England, where he founded the Institute of Jewish Studies. In 1959 he became professor of Jewish philosophy at Brandeis University. He wrote studies on Jewish philosophy and mysticism, including Saadya Gaon: The Book of Doctrines and Beliefs, Isaac Israeli and Studies in Religious Philosophy and Mysticism.

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  • ALTMANN, ALEXANDER — (1906–1987), rabbi, teacher, and scholar. His father was adolf altmann (1879–1944), a Hungarian born rabbi who officiated in Trier in 1920–38 and wrote a history of the Jews there and in Salzburg. He died in Auschwitz, together with his wife and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Alexander Altmann — (April 16, 1906 – June 6, 1987) was an Orthodox Jewish scholar and rabbi born in Kaschau, Austria Hungary, today Košice, Slovakia. He emigrated to England in 1938 and later settled in the United States, working productively for a decade and a… …   Wikipedia

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  • Alexander Altmann — (* 16. April 1906 in Kaschau = Košice, heute Slowakei; † 6. Juni 1987 in Boston, USA) war ein orthodox jüdischer Wissenschaftler und Rabbiner. Bekannt wurde er durch seine Arbeiten über Moses Mendelssohn, ihm sind aber auch einige wichtige… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Altmann (Familienname) — Altmann ist ein deutschsprachiger Familienname. Bekannte Namensträger Inhaltsverzeichnis A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • ALTMANN, ADOLF — (1879–1944), rabbi, historian, philosopher. Born in Hunsdorf, Hungary, Altmann studied at the yeshivot of Hunsdorf and Pressburg, and graduated as doctor of philosophy from Berne University. An early follower of Herzl, he worked for the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Altmann — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom.  Pour l’article homophone, voir Altman. Altmann est un nom propre d origine germanique qui peut correspondre à un prénom masculin, un nom de famille… …   Wikipédia en Français

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