Katz, Jacob

(b. 1904)
   Israeli scholar of Hungarian origin. Born in Hungary, he studied at the University of Frankfurt. With the rise of Nazism, he went to England and then to Israel where he became a professor at the Hebrew University. His work concerns Jewish-Gentile relations, and modern Jewish society and includes Tradition and Crisis, Exclusiveness and Tolerance and Out of the Ghetto.

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  • KATZ, ISRAEL — (1917–2003), U.S. aeronautical engineer. Katz was born in New York and graduated from the Boston Trade School. He earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Northeastern University, Boston (1941); a naval architecture and marine engineering… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jacob Katz — (Hebrew: יעקב כ ץ) (born 15 November 1904 in Magyargencs, Hungary, died 20 May 1998 in Israel) was a Jewish historian and educator. He established the history curriculum used in Israel s High Schools. Katz described traditional society and… …   Wikipedia

  • Jacob Katz — (auch Jakob Katz, hebr. Ya’aqov Kaṣ; * 15. November 1904 in Magyargencs; † 20. Mai 1998 in Jerusalem) war ein aus Ungarn stammender jüdischer Sozialhistoriker, dessen Arbeitsschwerpunkt die Sozialgeschichte des europäischen Judentums war. Katz… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • JACOB JOSEPH BEN ẒEVI HA-KOHEN KATZ OF POLONNOYE — JACOB JOSEPH BEN ẒEVI HA KOHEN KATZ OF PO LONNOYE (D.C. 1782), rabbi and preacher; the first theoretician of Ḥasidism. Jacob Joseph, whose birthplace is unknown, became rabbi of Shargorod, the second largest community of Podolia. In 1741 he came… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Katz — (KaZ für das hebräische Kohen Zedek, „gerechter Priester“) ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Adele Katz, Geburtsname von Adele Goldstine (1920–1964), US amerikanische Mathematikerin Adolf Katz (1899–1980), deutscher Politiker (NSDAP) Alex… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Katz (name) — Katz is a frequent German surname. It is also a common Ashkenazi Jewish surname. It is, along with Cohen, the oldest and most common of Jewish last names.It is believed that Germans with the last name Katz originate in the Rhine River region of… …   Wikipedia

  • Jacob (Vorname) — Jacob ist ein männlicher Vorname. Zur Etymologie des Namens siehe Jakob. 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

  • KATZ, STEVEN T. — KATZ, STEVEN T. (1944– ), U.S. scholar and philosopher. Katz was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He earned his B.A. degree from Rutgers University (1966), his M.A. degree from   New York University (1967), and his Ph.D. from Cambridge University …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • KATZ, ALEPH — (pseudonym of Morris Abraham Katz; 1898–1969), Yiddish poet. Born in Mlyniv (Mlinov, Volhynia), Katz attended a Russian school before immigrating to the U.S. in 1913. He worked at various jobs while attending City College (New York). His first… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • JACOB BEN ABRAHAM SOLOMON — (late 16th and early 17th century), Bohemian rabbi and preacher. Jacob was probably born in Poland but was active mainly in Prague. He was an acknowledged authority on the Talmud and was called Shinena ( the sharpminded ) by his contemporaries.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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