Touroff, Nissan

   American educator. He served as director of the Bureau of Hebrew Education in Palestine from 1914 to 1919. He was dean of the Boston Hebrew Teachers' College (1921-26), and taught at the Jewish Institute of Religion.

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  • TOUROFF, NISSAN — (1877–1953), educator and author. Born in Nesvizh near Minsk, Touroff became principal of the Girls School in Jaffa in 1907 and later principal of the Levinsky Teachers Seminary for Girls. During World War I he headed the important Education… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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