Lewy, Israel

   German rabbi and scholar. He was born in Inowroclaw, Poland. He became a lecturer in Talmud at the Hochschule fur die Wissenschaft des Judentum in Berlin, then in 1883 took up an appointment at the Breslau Rabbinical Seminary. He published studies of Talmudic literature.

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  • LEWY, ISRAEL — (1841–1917), rabbi and scholar. Born in Inowroclaw (Hohensalza), Poland, Lewy studied at the Breslau Jewish Theological Seminary. At the opening of the hochschule fuer die Wissenschaft des Judentum in Berlin in 1872, he became its lecturer in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Lewy — may refer to: * Levi, a biblical personage. * Lewy body, abnormal aggregates of protein that develop inside nerve cells of the brain. * Dementia with Lewy bodies, progressive brain disease associated with degenerative dementia in the elderly. *… …   Wikipedia

  • Lewy — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Eduard Constantin Lewy (1796–1846), französisch österreichischer Musiker (Waldhorn), Bruder des Josef Rudolf Lewy Ernst Lewy (1881–1966), deutscher Sprachforscher Friedrich H. Lewy (1885–1950), deutsch US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Israel Lewy — (1841 1917) was a German Jewish scholar. He was educated at the Jewish Theological Seminary and the University in Breslau. In 1874 he was appointed docent at the Lehranstalt für die Wissenschaft des Judenthums in Berlin, and in 1883, on the death …   Wikipedia

  • Israel Lewy — (* 7. Januar 1841 in Inowrazlaw; † 8. September 1917 in Breslau[1]) war ein deutsch jüdischer Gelehrter. Er besuchte das Jüdisch Theologische Seminar in Breslau und die Universität in Breslau. 1874 wurde er zum Dozenten an die Lehranstalt für die …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • LEWY, JULIUS — (1895–1963), Semitic philologist and Assyriologist. Born in Berlin, he began Assyriological studies with Heinrich Zimmern at Leipzig. After an interruption of five years in the military service, he resumed his studies in Berlin with Friedrich… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Israel Charny — Israel W. Charny, né en 1931, est le Président directeur du Institute on the Holocaust and Genocide (en) à Jérusalem. Spécialisé dans la recherche sur les génocides, il est connu pour lutter activement depuis les années 1960 contre ce qu il… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ISRAEL PRIZE — The Israel Prize, instituted in 1953, is awarded by the minister of education and culture on the recommendation of judges appointed for each subject for outstanding work in the following fields: Jewish Studies (and Rabbinical Literature),… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Mordechay Lewy — (b. May 15, 1948) is an Israeli diplomat, currently Israel s Ambassador to the Holy See. Twice married and the father of three, Lewy joined the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1975. His nomination as Ambassador to the Holy See in May 2008… …   Wikipedia

  • Wilhelm Ephraim Lewy — Wilhelm Ephraim (Seev/Wolf) Lewy (* 28. November 1876 in Breslau, Niederschlesien; † 14. Februar 1949 in Kalifornien, USA) deutscher Rabbiner, der als Student Mitbegründer und geistiger Vater des ersten jüdischen Turn und Sportvereins… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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