Scholem, Gershom Gerhard

(1897-1982)
   Israeli scholar. He was born in Berlin, and emigrated to Palestine in 1923, where he worked as a librarian in the Judaica collection at the Hebrew University. Subsequently he was appointed professor of Jewish mysticism at the university. His writings include Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism, The Messianic Idea in Judaism and Other Essays in Jewish Spirituality and From Berlin to Jerusalem.

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  • Scholem, Gershom Gerhard — (1897–1982)    Historian and student of Jewish mysticism. Scholem, born in Germany, was professor of Jewish mysticism and the Cabbala at the Hebrew University from 1933–65 and was widely regarded as the world’s leading authority on the subject.… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

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  • Scholem — Scholem,   Gerhard (Gerschom), jüdischer Religionshistoriker, * Berlin 5. 12. 1897, ✝ Jerusalem 20. 2. 1982. Scholem fühlte sich bereits früh dem Kulturzionismus verbunden; widmete sich nach dem Studium (Mathematik, Philosophie) in München und… …   Universal-Lexikon

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