Abrahams

Abrahams

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Abrahams — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Brian Abrahams (* 1947), südafrikanisch britischer Jazzmusiker Elihu Abrahams (* 1927), US amerikanischer Festkörperphysiker Gerald Abrahams (1907–1980), britischer Schachspieler und komponist sowie Autor… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ABRAHAMS — ABRAHAMS, family of English athletes. SIR ADOLPHE ABRAHAMS (1883–1967), physician and author, studied at Cambridge, where he was sculling champion (1904–05). During World War I he was a major in the Royal Medical Corps and subsequently held… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ABRAHAMS — ABRAHAMS, family of English rabbis and scholars. ABRAHAM SUZMAN (c. 1801–1880) migrated from Poland to England in 1837, becoming principal shoḥet in London in 1839. He spent the end of his life in Palestine. He wrote an autobiography Zekhor le… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Abrahams —   [ eɪbrəhæmz], Peter, südafrikanischer Schriftsteller englischer Sprache, * Vrededorp (heute zu Johannesburg) 19. 3. 1919; verließ 1939 seine Heimat, organisierte 1946 mit anderen in Manchester die »Pan African Conference« und lebt seit 1957 in… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Abrahams — Abrahams, Peter …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Abrahams — (Peter) (né en 1919) écrivain sud africain d expression anglaise; métis, il a peint dans ses oeuvres autobiographiques (Je ne suis pas un homme libre, 1954) et romanesques (Une couronne pour Udomo, 1956; Cette île entre autres, 1966) les conflits …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Abrahams — This long established surname, recorded in the spellings of Abraham, Abrahams, Abrahamson, the latter two being patronymics, and the abbreviated Abrams, also a apparent patronymic, is of 12th century origin, and a Crusader introduction into… …   Surnames reference

  • ABRAHAMS, ISRAEL — (1858–1925), English scholar. In 1902 he was appointed reader in rabbinic and talmudic literature at Cambridge, succeeding solomon schechter . He played a considerable role in the university, both personal and scholastic, and had some… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ABRAHAMS, ABRAHAM — (also known as Abraham ben Naphtali Tang; d. 1792), English scholar; grandson of the Prague dayyan Abraham Taussig Neu Greschel (d. 1699) and like his grandfather signed himself with the Hebrew initials טנ ג (TNG) and therefore generally known as …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ABRAHAMS, ABRAHAM — (1897–1955), English author, editor, and Zionist leader. Abrahams was head of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency s New York Bureau in 1933 and editor of The Jewish Standard from 1940 to 1948, after which he took an increasingly active part in the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ABRAHAMS, GERALD — (1907–1980), British lawyer, chess master, and writer on chess. Abrahams was born in Liverpool. At 18 he developed the Abrahams Defense adopted by many noted players. He won several championships in Britain and prizes in international master… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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