Wischnitzer, Mark

(1882-1955)
   Russian historian, sociologist and communal worker. He lived in Galicia, Vienna and Berlin. After returning to Russia, he lectured at the institute of Baron David Gunzburg in St Petersburg (1909-12). From 1914 to 1916 he was the editor of the periodical History of the Jewish People in Moscow. He lived in London for a time, then moved to Germany and served as secretary to the Hilfsverein der Deutschen Juden; in the period 1933-7 he helped to organize the emigration of Jews from Germany. Subsequently he became professor of Jewish history at Yeshiva University in New York. His writings include studies of Eastern European Jewish history.

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  • WISCHNITZER, MARK — (1882–1955), historian, sociologist, and communal worker. In his youth Wischnitzer lived in Galicia, Vienna, and Berlin. On returning to his native Russia, he devoted himself to the study of Jewish history. From 1908 to 1913 he edited the section …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Mark Wischnitzer — (* 10. Mai 1882 in Rowno ; † 15. Oktober 1955 in Tel Aviv) war ein deutsch amerikanischer Historiker des Judentums. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Schriften 3 Literatur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • GUILDS — In Antiquity There is evidence in the Bible of a certain unity among craftsmen. This appears to have played a role similar to that of the unions of artisans which assisted their members in the economic and social spheres in ancient Babylonia at… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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