Friedland, Abraham Hyman
- (1891 -1939)American writer and educator. He was born in Hordok, near Vilna, and emigrated to the US in 1906. In 1911 he founded the National Hebrew School in New York. He later served as superintendent of the Cleveland Hebrew Schools, and in 1924 became director of the Cleveland Bureau of Jewish Education. He wrote poems, short stories and articles, and edited educational texts.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
Look at other dictionaries:
FRIEDLAND — FRIEDLAND, East European family originating in Bohemia, presumably from the Bohemian town Friedland (Frydlant). During the 17th century NATHAN FRIEDLAND was known as the head of the community and head of the province of Bohemia. During the 19th… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction CHILDREN S LITERATURE IN HEBREW early period … Encyclopedia of Judaism
SOUTH AFRICAN LITERATURE — Biblical Influences The Afrikaans speaking people of South Africa are mainly descended from Dutch Calvinist and French Huguenot immigrants of the 17th century. The Bible has been an important factor in their life and thinking. The Afrikaans… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
BAR MITZVAH, BAT MITZVAH — (Heb. masc. בַּר מִצְוָה, fem. בַּת מִצְוָה; lit. son/daughter of the commandment, i.e., a person under obligation, responsible), term denoting both the attainment of religious and legal maturity as well as the occasion at which this status is… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
List of Canadian Jews — The Jewish population of Canada is approximately 385,000, with a majority living in either Toronto (200,000) or Montreal (100,000). Following the end of World War II, some 40,000 Holocaust survivors, stemming mainly from Eastern Europe, resettled … Wikipedia