Landau, Jacob

(1892-1952)
   Austrian journalist and publisher. He was born in Vienna. In 1914 he established the Jewish Correspondence Bureau, a news agency, in The Hague. He later moved his offices to London and renamed the organization the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Branch offices were opened in Berlin, Warsaw, Prague, Paris, New York and Jerusalem, and headquarters were subsequently established in New York. In 1940 he helped to found the Overseas News Agency.

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  • LANDAU, JACOB — (15th century), German talmudist. Landau s father, JUDAH (d. 1464), was a favorite pupil of jacob moellin and a relative of jacob weil who refers to Judah in his responsa with great respect. Judah maintained a large yeshivah in Germany and was… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • LANDAU, JACOB — (1892–1952), journalist and publisher, who founded and directed the jewish telegraphic agency . Born in Vienna, Landau worked as a youth for various magazines   and newspapers in Austria, Germany, and the Netherlands. In 1914 he established the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • LANDAU, JACOB M. — LANDAU, JACOB M. (1924– ), professor emeritus of political science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specializing in the political history of the modern Middle East and Central Asia. Landau was born in Kishinev. He was president of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jacob M. Landau — (* 20. März 1924 in Kishinev, Bessarabien) ist ein israelischer Orientalist und Nahost Experte. Er ist Professor Emeritus für Politikwissenschaften an der Hebräischen Universität von Jerusalem und Mitglied des Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jacob Landau — Infobox journalist name = Jacob C. Landau birth date = birth date|1934|4|10|df=y birth place = Englewood, New Jersey, USA death date = death date and age|2008|8|9|1934|4|10|df=n death place = Arlington, Virginia, USA education = Harvard… …   Wikipedia

  • Jacob ben Judah Landau — (d. 1493) (Hebrew: יעקב ברוך בן יהודה לנדא) was a German Italian rabbi and halakhic codifier who lived in the second half of the 15th century. His father was one of the chief authorities on the Talmud in Germany; hundreds of Talmudists, among… …   Wikipedia

  • Landau (Familienname) — Landau ist der Familienname folgender Personen: 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 C Carina Landau, Pseu …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Landau (disambiguation) — Landau may refer to: Vehicles* Landau (carriage) * Landau (automobile)Places* Landau, city in Rhineland Palatinate, Germany * Landau an der Isar, town in Bavaria, Germany * Dingolfing Landau, district in Bavaria, Germany * Petit Landau (… …   Wikipedia

  • Landau — puede referire a varias poblaciones: Landau in der Pfalz, en Renania Palatinado, Alemania. Landau an der Isar, en Baviera, Alemania. Petit Landau, en el Alto Rin, en Alsacia, Francia. También puede referirse al distrito de Dingolfing Landau, en… …   Wikipedia Español

  • LANDAU, EZEKIEL BEN JUDAH — (1713–1793), halakhic authority of the 18th century, known as the Noda bi Yehudah, after one of his works (see below). Landau was born in Opatow, Poland, and received his talmudic education first in his hometown until the age of 13 and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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