Wise, Stephen Samuel

   American rabbi and Zionist leader. He was born in Budapest, and emigrated to the US as a child. He served as rabbi of Congregation B'nai Jeshurun in New York, and later in Portland, Oregon. In 1907 he established the Free Synagogue of New York, and in 1922 founded the Jewish Institute of Religion. He was secretary to the Federation of American Zionists, which subsequently became the Zionist Organization of America, and chairman of the Provisional Committee for Zionist Affiars (1916— 19). For many years he was president of the American Jewish Congress.

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  • WISE, STEPHEN SAMUEL — (1874–1949), U.S. rabbi and Zionist leader. Born in Budapest, Hungary, Wise was taken to the United States at the age of 17 months. From childhood he was determined to become a rabbi like his father, Rabbi Aaron Wise, who, together with alexander …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Wise,Stephen Samuel — Wise (wīz), Stephen Samuel. 1874 1949. Hungarian born American religious leader who was an ardent Zionist and founded the World Jewish Congress (1936). * * * …   Universalium

  • Wise, Stephen Samuel — (1874–1949)    US Reform rabbi, communal and Zionist leader. For some forty years, the convictions and zeal of Stephen Wise pervaded the American Jewish scene. He was one of the best known religious leaders of any denomination in the country.… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Wise, Stephen Samuel — born March 17, 1874, Budapest, Hung., Austria Hungary died April 19, 1949, New York, N.Y., U.S. Hungarian born U.S. Reform rabbi, political activist, and Zionist leader. His family immigrated to the U.S. when he was an infant. He earned his Ph.D …   Universalium

  • Wise, Stephen Samuel — (17 mar. 1874, Budapest, Hungría, Austria Hungría–19 abr. 1949, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.). Rabino reformista estadounidense de origen húngaro, activista político y líder sionista. Su familia emigró a EE.UU. cuando era niño. En 1901 se doctoró en… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Stephen Samuel Wise — Stephen Wise Stephen Samuel Wise (* 17. März 1874 in Budapest; † 19. April 1949) war ein US amerikanischer Rabbiner und ein führender Zionist. Leben Stephen Wise wurde in Budapest (Ungarn) geboren und gelangte im Alter von 17 Monaten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stephen Samuel Wise — Stephen Samuel Wise. Stephen Samuel Wise (17 de marzo de 1874, Budapest, Hungría 19 de abril de 1949, Nueva York, Estados Unidos) fue un rabino reformista, activista político y líder sionista es …   Wikipedia Español

  • Stephen Samuel Wise — For the American legal scholar, please see Steven M. Wise . Stephen Samuel Wise (17 March, 1874 April 19 1949) was a Austro Hungarian born U.S. Reform rabbi and Zionist leader.BiographyFamily backgroundStephen Samuel Wise was born in Budapest in… …   Wikipedia

  • Stephen Samuel Wise — noun United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874 1949) • Syn: ↑Wise • Instance Hypernyms: ↑religious leader …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stephen Wise — Stephen Samuel Wise (* 17. März 1874 in Budapest; † 19. April 1949 in New York City) war ein US amerikanischer Rabbiner und ein führender Zionist. Leben Stephen Wise wurde in Budap …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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