Baron, Salo Wittmayer

(1896-1989)
   Galician Jewish historian. He taught history at the Jewish Teachers College in Vienna (1919-26), at the Jewish Institute of Religion in New York (1927-30), and at Columbia University (1930-62). He served as president of the American Academy for Jewish Research and as a member of other academic bodies. His writings include the multi-volume Social and Religious History of the Jews.

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  • Baron, Salo Wittmayer — ▪ American historian born May 26, 1895, Tarnow, Austria [now in Poland] died Nov. 25, 1989, New York, N.Y., U.S.       Austrian born American historian who spent much of his life compiling the multivolume magnum opus A Social and Religious… …   Universalium

  • Salo Wittmayer Baron — Salo Wittmayer Baron, Salo Baron (May 26, 1895, Tarnów, Galicia November 25, 1989, New York City) was an American historian of Polish Austrian Jewish ancestry and the most noted historian of the Jews of his generation. Baron taught at Columbia… …   Wikipedia

  • BARON, SALO (Shalom) WITTMAYER — (1895–1989), historian. Baron was born in Tarnow (Galicia) and taken to Vienna early in World War I. He studied at the university there and received doctorates in philosophy (1917), political science (1922), and law (1923); he was ordained by the …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Salo W. Baron — Salo (Shalom) Wittmayer Baron, auch Salo Baron, (* 26. Mai 1895, in Tarnów, Galizien; † 25. November 1989 in New York) war ein jüdischer Historiker. Von 1930 bis zu seiner Pensionierung 1963 lehrte er an der Columbia University. Salo Wittmaye …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …   Universalium

  • Jew — A Jew (Hebrew: יְהוּדִי, Yehudi (sl.); he. יְהוּדִים, Yehudim (pl.); Ladino: ג׳ודיו, Djudio (sl.); ג׳ודיוס, Djudios (pl.); Yiddish: ייִד, Yid (sl.); yi. ייִדן, Yidn (pl.)) [According to the The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language …   Wikipedia

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