An Open Letter to Wikipedia
Dear Wikipedia, I am Philip Roth. I had reason recently to read for the first time the Wikipedia entry discussing my novel “The Human Stain.” The entry contains a serious misstatement that I would lik...
Muhammad Asad
Muhammad Asad ([ˈmoʊ̯hämæd ˈæsæd], Urdu: محمد اسد‎, born Leopold Weiss; 2 July 1900 – 20 February 1992) was a Jewish-born Austro-Hungarian journalist, traveler, writer, linguist, thinker, po...
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Chaim Gross
Chaim Gross (March 17, 1904 - May 5, 1991) was an American sculptor. He was born to a Jewish family in Austrian Galicia. In 1911, his family moved to Kolomyia, which was annexed into the Ukrainian SSR...
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Lee Strasberg
Lee Strasberg (born Israel Strassberg; November 17, 1901 – February 17, 1982) was an American actor, director and acting teacher born in Galicia (Eastern Europe), Austria-Hungary. He c...
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Else Frenkel-Brunswik
Else Frenkel-Brunswik (August 18, 1908 in Lemberg – March 31, 1958 in Berkeley, California, USA) was a Polish-Austrian Jewish psychologist. In 1914, her family moved form Poland to Austria. She ...
Aharon Rokeach
Aharon Rokeach (19 December 1880 – 18 August 1957) was the fourth Rebbe of the Belz Hasidic dynasty. He led the movement from 1926 until his death in 1957.Rebbe Aharon inherited the mantle of le...
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An Open Letter to Wikipedia
Dear Wikipedia, I am Philip Roth. I had reason recently to read for the first time the Wikipedia entry discussing my novel “The Human Stain.” The entry contains a serious misstatement that I would lik...
Izak Aloni
Izak (Izhak, Itzchak) Aloni (Schächter) (Hebrew: יצחק אלוני‎; born 5 April 1905–1985) was an Israeli chess master.
Aloni, born Schächter in Buchach, Galicia (then Austria-Hungary), was ...
Menachem Avidom
Menachem Avidom (Hebrew: מנחם אבידום‎) (January 6, 1908 – August 5, 1995) was an Israeli composer. His Hebrew surname is the combination of the names of his daughters - Daniella and Miriam (Avi ...
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Melanie Klein
Melanie Reizes Klein (30 March 1882 – 22 September 1960) was an Austrian-British psychoanalyst who devised novel therapeutic techniques for children that had an impact on child psychology and contempo...
Billy Wilder filmography
This is a chronological list of films which Billy Wilder was involved with, in either writing, directing, producing, or a combination of the three.
Leopold Unger
Leopold Unger (12 August 1922 – 20 December 2011) was a journalist, columnist, and essayist. Unger was born in Lwów, Poland (now Lviv, Ukraine). Nicknamed Brukselczyk and Pol Mathil, during World War...
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Shabbethai Premsla
Shabbethai Premsla was a Galician philologist and scribe of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries who lived in Przemyśl, Poland, from which his name derives. Premsla was the author of a commentary o...
Shabbethai Premsla - Wikipedia
Israel Mendel Keller
Naphtali Keller (January 25, 1834 in Tarnów, Galicia – August 5, 1865 in Rožnov (Rožnau, Rosenau), Moravia) was an Austrian scholar. son of Israel Mendel Keller, a well-to-do innkeeper.Naphtali ...
Berl Locker
Berl Locker (Hebrew: ברל לוקר‎, born 27 April 1887, died 1 February 1972) was a Zionist activist and Israeli politician.
Born in Kriwiec in Austria-Hungary, Locker was educated at a Jewi...
Berl Locker - Wikipedia
Ruben Bierer
Ruben Bierer (Dr. Rubin Bierer, often: Reuben Bierer; born c. 1835 in Lviv; died 1931 lviv.) was a doctor in Sofia and one of the first pioneers of the Jewish nationalism and one of the first active z...