Klatzkin, Jacob

(1882-1948)
   German Hebrew editor and philosopher. He was born in Bereza Kartuskaya, Russia. He worked in Germany as a writer for Hebrew periodicals. After World War I, he and Nahum Goldmann founded the publishing house Eshkol, which produced the Encyclopaedia Judaica under Klatzkin's editorship. With the rise of the Nazis to power in Germany, Klatzkin moved to Switzerland. He published studies of Hermann Cohen and Baruch Spinoza, as well as his own philosophical works.

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  • KLATZKIN, JACOB — (1882–1948), author, philosopher, and Zionist. Klatzkin was born in Bereza Kartuska, Brest Litovsk district, today Belarus. The son of elijah klatzkin , a prominent rabbinical scholar, who gave him a thorough education in all branches of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • KLATZKIN, ELIJAH BEN NAPHTALI HERZ — (1852–1932), rabbi and author. Klatzkin s father (1823–1894) was rabbi of Ushpol (1851–58), where Elijah was born, and later of Schoemberg (Courland). Elijah was known in his childhood as the Shklover Illui ( child prodigy of Shklov ). He is said …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Klatzkin — Jakob Klatzkin (* wahrscheinlich: 3. Oktober 1882 in Kartuskaja Beresa, Polen; † wahrscheinlich: 26. März 1948 in Vevey, Schweiz; Name auch: Jacob/Jakov/Yakov/Jakub Klaczkin, russisch: Яков Клачкин, hebräisch: יעקב קלצקין) war ein hebräischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jakob Klatzkin — (* wahrscheinlich: 3. Oktober 1882 in Kartuskaja Beresa, Polen; † wahrscheinlich: 26. März 1948 in Vevey, Schweiz; Name auch: Jacob/Jakov/Yakov/Jakub Klaczkin, russisch: Яков Клачкин, hebräisch: יעקב קלצקין) war ein hebräischer philosophischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • LIBSCHITZ, BARUCH MORDECAI BEN JACOB — (1810–1885), Polish rabbi and author. Libschitz occupied successively rabbinical positions at Siemiatycze, Volkovysk, and Novogrudok, before he was appointed rabbi of Siedlce in 1876. He was acknowledged as a leading halakhic authority and many… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • PUBLISHING — This article is arranged according to the following outline: general publishing The Dutch Jerusalem in germany and austria in scandinavia in italy in france in czechoslovakia in yugoslavia in romania in hungary in poland in russia in spain and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • GALUT — (Golah) (Heb. גָּלוּת, גּוֹלָה), exile. The Concept The Hebrew term galut expresses the Jewish conception of the condition and feelings of a nation uprooted from its homeland and subject to alien rule. The term is essentially applied to the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • AḤARONIM — (Heb. אַחֲרוֹנִים; lit. the later (authorities), a term used to designate the later rabbinic authorities, in contrast to the rishonim , the earlier authorities. Although scholars differ as to the exact chronological dividing line between the two …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • PHILOSOPHY, JEWISH — This article is arranged according to the following outline: WHAT IS JEWISH PHILOSOPHY? recent histories of jewish philosophy biblical and rabbinic antecedents bible rabbinic literature hellenistic jewish philosophy philo of alexandria biblical… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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