Slonimski, Hayyim Selig

   Polish Hebrew writer and editor. He was born in Bialystok. During the Haskalah he wrote articles on popular science, and in 1834 he published the first part of a mathematics textbook; later he wrote a work on astronomy. He also invented a calculating machine and in 1862 founded a Hebrew newspaper, Ha-tzephirah, devoted to popular science.

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  • SLONIMSKI, ḤAYYIM SELIG — (1810–1904), Hebrew popular science writer and editor. He also used the pseudonym Ḥazas (the Hebrew initials of his name). Born in Bialystok, he wrote popular science articles during the Haskalah period. His   initial acquaintance with science… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hayyim Selig Slonimski — (Polish: Chaim Zelig Słonimski) (1810–1904) was a Hebrew publisher, astronomer, inventor, and science author. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • SLONIMSKI, ANTONI — (1895–1976), Polish poet, author, and critic. The son of a converted Warsaw physician and grandson of the Hebrew writer Ḥayyim Selig Slonimski , Slonimski began his literary career during World War I, publishing his early Sonety and founding the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SLONIMSKI, LEONID ZINOVYEVICH — (1850–1918), lawyer and publicist; son of Ḥayyim Selig Slonimski , he was born in Zhitomir and graduated from the faculty of law of Kiev University in 1872. He settled in St. Petersburg and converted to the Greek Orthodox religion. He was a… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Chajim Slonimski — Chajim Selig Slonimski (* 31. März 1810 in Bialystok; † 15. Mai 1904 in Warschau)[1] war ein polnischer hebräischer wissenschaftlicher Schriftsteller und Journalist. Seine Werke befassten sich u.a. mit Mathematik, Astron …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ha-Tsefirah — (also Zefirah ; Hazefirah) (lit. Epoch ) was a Hebrew language newspaper published in 1862 and 1874 1931. [ [ country= title= oclcno= begindate= institution= sort= sortOrder=ASC item= 1 recIndex=49… …   Wikipedia

  • HA-ẒEFIRAH — (Heb. הַצְּפִירָה, The Dawn ), a Hebrew paper appearing in Warsaw intermittently between 1862 and 1931. Founded as a weekly in 1862 by Ḥayyim Selig Slonimski , Ha Ẓefirah was devoted to science and technology, the only Hebrew paper of its kind… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Chayyim — (Hebrew: חַיִּים‎‎ Ḥayyīm, IPA: [χaˈjim]), also transcribed as Haim, Hayim, Haymi, Chaim is a name of Hebrew origin; It comes from a word meaning life . Its first usage can be traced to Middle Ages. It is a popular name amongst Jewish people …   Wikipedia

  • WARSAW — (Pol. Warszawa), originally capital of the Masovia region; from the 16th century, capital of Poland. Jews were apparently living in Warsaw by the end of the 14th century, but the first explicit information on Jewish settlement dates from 1414. In …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Slonimsky — is a Russian, Belarusian, Polish and Jewish surname meaning a person from Belarusian town of Slonim. Slonimsky may stand for the following people: *Antoni Słonimski Polish poet; *Hayyim Selig Slonimski Hebrew publisher, astronomer, inventor, and… …   Wikipedia

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