Chomsky, William

(1896-1977)
   American educator of Russian origin. He settled in the US in 1913. From 1922 he was on the faculty of Gratz College and from 1954 he lectured at Dropsie College. He wrote about Jewish education, stressing the impor-tance of classical Hebrew language and literature.

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  • CHOMSKY, WILLIAM — (1896–1977), U.S. educator. Born in Russia, Chomsky went in 1913 to the United States, where he studied first in Baltimore while teaching Hebrew in a local Jewish school. From 1922 Chomsky served on the faculty of gratz college , in Philadelphia …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • William Chomsky — (1896 1977) was an American scholar of Hebrew, born in Ukraine, who was a professor at Gratz College. He was made faculty president of Gratz in 1932, a position that he held for thirty seven years. He also taught at Dropsie College, a graduate… …   Wikipedia

  • Chomsky (surname) — Chomsky (Belarusian: Хомскі, Russian: Хомский, Ukrainian: Хомський, Hebrew: חומסקי‎, from (Vyoska) Khomsk (nearby Brest, now Belarus) [1]) is a Belarus origin surname, and may refer to: Aviva Chomsky (born 1957), American historian Carol (Schatz) …   Wikipedia

  • William H. Calvin — William H. Calvin, (30 de abril de 1939) es neurofisiólogo, actualmente ejerce como profesor de la Universidad de Washington en Seattle, Estados Unidos. Es conocido por sus investigación y la divulgación de temas de neurociencia y biología… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Chomsky — ist der Name folgender Personen: Aviva Chomsky (* 1957), US amerikanische Historikerin, Tochter von Carol und Noam Chomsky Carol Chomsky (1930–2008), US amerikanische Linguistin Marvin J. Chomsky (* 1929), US amerikanischer Filmregisseur und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Chomsky — William (Zev) Chomsky (* 1896 in der Ukraine; † 19. Juli 1977) war ein US amerikanischer Hebraist. Chomsky verließ 1913 Russland um der Rekrutierung durch die Kaiserlich Russische Armee zu entgehen. Er arbeitete zunächst in Sweatshops und dann… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • CHOMSKY, NOAM AVRAM — (1928– ), U.S. linguist; son of Hebrew scholar william chomsky . Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Chomsky studied linguistics with zellig s. harris and received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1955. His dissertation contained… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • William Melvin Hicks — (* 16. Dezember 1961 in Valdosta, Georgia; † 26. Februar 1994 in Little Rock, Arkansas), besser bekannt als Bill Hicks, war ein US amerikanischer Komiker. Er ist bekannt für seinen bissigen, oft gesellschaftskritischen Humor und wird darum… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chomsky — is a surname, and may refer to:* Aviva Chomsky (born 1957), American historian * Marvin J. Chomsky (born 1929), American television and film director * Noam Chomsky (born 1928), American linguist, philosopher, political activist, author, and… …   Wikipedia

  • William Blum — en 2007. William Blum (1933 ), hijo de inmigrantes polacos, es un escritor estadounidense y crítico de la política exterior de Estados Unidos. William Blum trabajó en el Departamento de Estado, donde a mediados de los sesenta llegó a ser empleado …   Wikipedia Español

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