Fischel, Harry

(1865-1948)
   American philan-thropist. He was born in Russia and emigrated to the US in 1885. He settled in New York, where he was active as a businessman in the construction and real estate industry. He was associated with a number of Jewish institutions, and endowed the Harry Fischel Foundation for Research in Talmud in Palestine.

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  • Harry Fischel — (c.1865 1948) was an American businessman and philanthropist based in New York City at the turn of the 20th century.Fischel was one of the leading pioneers in the growth of American Judaism, in general, and in American Jewish Orthodoxy, in… …   Wikipedia

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