Weisgal, Meyer Wolf

   Israeli Zionist. He was born in Kikol, Poland, and moved to the US in 1905. He served as national secretary of the Zionist Organization of America, and as Chaim Weizmann's political representative in the US. Later he became secretary-general of the Jewish Agency for Palestine. He subsequently settled in Israel and became president and chancellor of the Weizmann Institute of Science at Rehovot.

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  • WEISGAL, MEYER WOLF — (1894–1977), Zionist. Born in Kikol (near Lipno), Poland. Weisgal emigrated to the U.S. in 1905. From 1921 to 1938 he served as national secretary of the Zionist Organization of America, and became Chaim Weizmann s personal political… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Meyer Wolf Weisgal — (* 10. November 1894 in Kikół; † 29. September 1977 in Rehovot) war ein US amerikanischer Journalist polnischer Herkunft, der sich für den Zionismus einsetzte. Leben Im Alter von elf Jahren wurde Meyer Wolf Weisgal von seinen Eltern nach New York …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Der Weg der Verheißung — Werkdaten Titel: Der Weg der Verheißung Form: Oratorium in vier Akten Originalsprache: deutsch Musik: Kurt Weill Libretto …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • WEIZMANN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE — WEIZMANN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE, a center of scientific research and graduate study, is located on 300 acres (1.2 sq km) of lawns and gardens in the town of Reḥovot, Israel – 14 miles (22 km) south of Tel Aviv and 35 miles (50 km) west of Jerusalem …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Instituto Weizmann de Ciencias — מכון ויצמן למדע Instituto Weizmann de Ciencias Tipo Pública Fundación 1949 Localización Dirección Rehovot Israel …   Wikipedia Español

  • Weizmann Institute of Science — Infobox University name = Weizmann Institute of Science native name = מכון ויצמן למדע latin name = motto = established = 1949 type = Public endowment = staff = faculty = president = Prof. Daniel Zajfman provost = principal = rector = chancellor …   Wikipedia

  • MARGOLIES, MOSES ZEVULUN — (1851–1936), U.S. Orthodox Rabbi. Rabbi Margolies was born in the small Lithuanian city of Meretz, not far from Kovna and Slobodka. On his father s side, he was the grandson of Rabbi Abraham Margolies, chief of the bet din of Telshe, and of Rabbi …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Michael Sela — (Hebrew: מיכאל סלע‎) (born 2 March 1924) is an Israeli immunologist of Polish Jewish origin. He is W. Garfield Weston Professor of Immunology at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot.[1] Contents 1 Birth and academic career 2 Research …   Wikipedia

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