Hurwitz, Henry

Hurwitz, Henry
   American editor and Jewish educationalist. Born in Lithuania, he went to the US at the age of five. In 1906, he organized the Harvard Menorah Society, and in 1913 estab-lished the Intercollegiate Menorah Association of which he was president and chancellor. In 1915 he founded the Menorah Journal, a magazine of Jewish opinion.

Dictionary of Jewish Biography. .

Look at other dictionaries:

  • HURWITZ, HENRY — (1886–1961), U.S. editor and Jewish educator. Hurwitz, born in Lithuania, was taken to the U.S. at the age of five. While attending Harvard he organized in 1906 the Harvard Menorah Society, a Jewish campus group dedicated to the pursuit of Jewish …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Henry Hurwitz, Jr. — Henry Hurwitz, Jr. (December 25, 1918 April 14, 1992), was a physicist at General Electric Company who pioneered the theory and design of nuclear power plants and helped engineer the reactor for the Seawolf nuclear submarine.BiographyHe was born… …   Wikipedia

  • Hurwitz — is a surname and may refer to:*Aaron Hurwitz, musician, see Live on Breeze Hill *Adolf Hurwitz (1859 1919), German mathematician **Hurwitz polynomial **Hurwitz matrix **Hurwitz quaternion **Hurwitz s automorphisms theorem **Hurwitz zeta function… …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Morgenthau, Jr. — Henry Morgenthau, Jr. 52nd United States Secretary of the Treasury In office January 1, 1934 – July 22, 1945 President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1934 1945) …   Wikipedia

  • Sebastian Hamann — (* 1968 in Hannover) ist ein deutscher Violinist. Leben Hamann wurde in eine Musikerfamilie geboren. Sein Vater war der Cellist Gerhard Hamann, Professor an der Musikhochschule Trossingen, die Schauspielerin Evelyn Hamann seine Tante. Sein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sit Down, Shut Up (U.S. TV series) — For Australian version, see Sit Down, Shut Up (Australian TV series). Sit Down, Shut Up Genre Comedy Blue humor Format 2D com …   Wikipedia

  • Projet:Mathématiques/Liste des articles de mathématiques — Cette page n est plus mise à jour depuis l arrêt de DumZiBoT. Pour demander sa remise en service, faire une requête sur WP:RBOT Cette page recense les articles relatifs aux mathématiques, qui sont liés aux portails de mathématiques, géométrie ou… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Arrested Development (TV series) — Arrested Development Genre Sitcom Created by Mitchell Hurwitz Starring …   Wikipedia

  • Arizona Supreme Court — Infobox High Court court name = Arizona Supreme Court imagesize = caption = established = 1912 country = United States location = type = Missouri plan with retention elections authority = Arizona Constitution terms = 6 years positions = 5 website …   Wikipedia

  • Liste des articles de mathematiques — Projet:Mathématiques/Liste des articles de mathématiques Cette page recense les articles relatifs aux mathématiques, qui sont liés aux portails de mathématiques, géométrie ou probabilités et statistiques via l un des trois bandeaux suivants  …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.