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  Nathan Birnbaum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Birnbaum, in his youth, had been associated with Theodor Herzl and was one of the most important representatives of the cultural variant of Zionism, which promoted the settlement of Palestine without specific promotion of a Jewish state, and only through Chaim Weizmann was he drawn into political Zionism.
Birnbaum continued, however, to speficically advocate for Eastern European Judaism, Hassidic culture and the Yiddish language.
The Oddysey of Nathan Birnbaum; Ann Arbor (Karoma Publ.) 1987.
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 Nathan Birnbaum
Nathan Birnbaum was born in Vienna, and lived there from.1864-1908, and again from 1914-21.
Birnbaum had begun to question the political aims of Zionism and to attach increasing importance to the national-cultural content of Judaism.
Birnbaum eventually left the Zionist movement and later became a leading spokesman for Jewish cultural autonomy in the Diaspora.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/Birnbaum.html   (448 words)

 Nathan Birnbaum -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Until his death, Birnbaum continued as a journalist, an advocate of Zionism and of (A dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script) Yiddish culture.
Birnbaum continued, however, to speficically advocate for Eastern European Judaism, [Hasidic JudaismHassidic]] culture and the Yiddish language.
Later Birnbaum, who had at various points adopted almost every possible religious stance including (The doctrine or belief that there is no God) atheism, subscribed to (Jews who strictly observe the Mosaic Law as interpreted in the Talmud) Orthodox Judaism and became General Secretary of Agudath Yisroel.
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 Nathan Birnbaum - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Nathan Birnbaum (16 May 1864 – 2 April 1937), a.k.a.
Until his death, Birnbaum continued as a journalist, an advocate of Zionism and of Yiddish culture.
S. Birnbaum, Nathan Birnbaum and National Autonomy; in: Josef Fraenkel (Hg.), The Jews of Austria, London 1967, 1970.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Nathan_Birnbaum   (401 words)

 Converted WP file birnbaum
Nathan Birnbaum was born in 1864, to observant parents from Galicia and Hungary, in Vienna.
Birnbaum broke with the Zionist movement to seek an authentic Jewish modality that would transcend the narrow quest for a homeland.
By 1919, Nathan Birnbaum was a fervent Agudist, and the first general secretary of the Agudath Israel World Organization.
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 Confession by Nathan Birnbaum (1864-1937)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Birnbaum saw the most fundamental, and dangerous, aspects of the Jewish problem in the weakening of messianic fervor among the religious Jewish masses; and in the resulting threat of sterility, stagnation and death, Gottesvolk was written, above all, to bring home to the pious Jew the greatness of his messianic mission.
There was a third point in the program which Birnbaum outlined in Gottesvolk: he felt that the survival of the various centers of Jewish settlement depended upon the isolation of Jewish communal life from the vices and aberrations of modern pagan life.
Yet Birnbaum's insistence upon the unbridgeable gulf between Judaism and modern paganism, and his call to arm ourselves against the pagan influences, are of immense significance for American and Palestinian Jewry, upon whom the burden of Jewish survival is now put.
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Hale, Nathan Hale, Nathan, 1755-76, American soldier, hero of the American Revolution, b.
Milstein, Nathan Milstein, Nathan, 1904-92, Russian violinist, b.
S?blom, Nathan Söderblom, Nathannä´tän sö´derbloomand180;, 1866-1931, Swedish churchman, primate of the Lutheran Church of Sweden, archbishop of Uppsala.
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 Birnbaum, Nathan (pseudonym: Mathias Ascher) (1864 - 1937)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Birnbaum began to question the political aims of Zionism and to attach increasing importance to the national-cultural content of Judaism.
He stresed the Yiddish language as the basis of Jewish culture and was one of the chief promoters of the Conference on Yiddish held in Czernowitz, Bukovina, in 1908, which was attended by many Yiddish writers and which proclaimed Yiddish as the national language of the Jewish people.
Birnbaum propagated his ideas in writing and by lecturing in many Jewish communities.
www.wzo.org.il /home/portrait/birn.htm   (383 words)

Non-English Usage: "BIRNBAUM" is also a word in the following language with English translations in parentheses.
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 George Burns - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Burns was the stage name of Nathan Birnbaum (January 20, 1896 – March 9, 1996).
He became well-known for his longevity despite an affinity for alcohol and cigars, and for his miraculous career comeback at 79 years of age, arguably becoming more popular and well-known in his 80s and 90s than at any other point in his career.
Nathan was the ninth of twelve children born to Louis and Dorothy Birnbaum, in New York City, New York.
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 NCSJ - Soviet Jewry, 40 Years Later
Birnbaum’s genius was in disregarding all of that.
That Birnbaum changed history, while often working without salary, only to have the organized Jewish community, let alone New York’s Russian Jews, leave him to the indignity of old age without pension or protection, speaks to our shame.
Birnbaum says, “Malcolm, I knew him when he was a skinny kid and came to my apartment.
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 Shtetl: First Yiddish Language Conference - Two roads to Yiddishism
Nathan Birnbaum (1864-1937) coined the terms "Yiddishism and Yiddishist." Born in Vienna, he was reared among people immersed in the German culture so highly regarded then among all people, including Jews.
Nathan Birnbaum was one of the main, driving forces and organizers of the Czernowitz language conference beginning August 30, 1908.
However, Birnbaum kept working at it, and as evidence of his devotion to the cause, he eventually became a fluent orator and effective writer of Yiddish.
www.ibiblio.org /yiddish/Tshernovits/fridh.html   (858 words)

 Yakov Birnbaum’s Freedom Ride
Birnbaum was 37 in 1964, a German-born Englishman who'd been director of the Manchester Jewish community council.
On April 27, 1964, Birnbaum convened the first official meeting of SSSJ in Columbia's Philosophy Hall, with a few hundred students from several city colleges.
Birnbaum remembers taking a young Dennis Prager with him to City Hall to meet with Mayor John Lindsay.
www.jewishworldreview.com /0504/yakov_birnbaum.php3   (1851 words)

 The Jewish Agency For Israel: The Jewish IQ Test #19
On April 1, 1890 Nathan Birnbaum in his journal Selbstemanzipation (Self Emancipation) coined the term Zionism.
Birnbaum's idea was to change the philanthropic approach of the time towards the return of Jews to Eretz Israel to a more activist or political one.
Birnbaum later (1903) left active Zionist affairs over a disagreement on the negation of the diaspora, and advocated diaspora nationalism and Yiddish along side with Zionism.
www.jafi.org.il /IQ/45/1.htm   (142 words)

 Read about Nathan Birnbaum at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Nathan Birnbaum and learn about Nathan Birnbaum here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Until his death, Birnbaum continued as a journalist, an advocate of Zionism and of
Birnbaum, in his youth, had been associated with
Later Birnbaum, who had at various points adopted almost every possible religious stance including atheism, subscribed to
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 Birnbaum - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Birnbaum is a Jewish surname that can refer to:
Solomon Birnbaum, Yiddish linguist and son of Nathan Birnbaum.
This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Birnbaum   (98 words)

 Mail-Jewish Volume 6 Number 89
The matter is of particular interest to the descendants of the late Nathan Birnbaum who passed away in 1937 on the last day of Pesach.
It will be remembered that Nathan Birnbaum, a seminal Zionist pioneer long before Herzl (he coined the very term "Zionism"), in the middle of his life became a major herald of today's Baal Teshuvah movement.
Freda Birnbaum, FBBIRNBAUM@CUTCV2.BITNET ---------------------------------------------------------------------- From: jpw@cbis.ECE.Drexel.EDU (Yossi Wetstein) Date: Thu, 8 Apr 93 19:27:38 -0400 Subject: Toseftas shabbas I rembember hearing about why we start Shabbas 18 minutes before and end 42 minutes (shitah) after sun rise/set, and understand that it is d'arasya, but I can't remember the source (Ramban?).
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 Am Yisroel Chai, Shlomo Carlebach's Version and Earlier Versions
His zaide, Rabbiner Arthur Cohn, was Rabbi in Basle and my zaide Dr. Nathan Birnbaum was elected to be the first Zionist Secretary-General.
Nathan Birnbaum, the pioneer Jewish nationalist long before Herzl, who'd coined the term Zionism and later became a pioneer Baal Teshuva early in the twentieth century, sought a reunion of the two with his manifesto "Am Hashem."
Jacob Birnbaum is founder and director of the "Center for Russian Jewry with Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry." He can be reached by e-mail via fbb6 at columbia dot edu.
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 MSN Encarta - Zionism
The movement's name is derived from Zion, the hill on which the Temple of Jerusalem was located and which later came to symbolize Jerusalem itself.
The term Zionism was first applied to this movement in 1890 by the Austrian Jewish philosopher Nathan Birnbaum.
Over the centuries, the Jews of the Diaspora associated the hope of the return with the coming of the Messiah, a savior whom God would send to deliver them.
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 IngentaConnect Nathan Birnbaum and Tuvia Horowitz: Friendship and the Origins of...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Nathan Birnbaum and Tuvia Horowitz: Friendship and the Origins of an Orthodox Ideologue
Nathan Birnbaum, early Zionist, Yiddishist and later general secretary of the Orthodox Agudat Yisrael, is a perplexing figure to modern Jewish historiography.
Detailed in the extensive correspondence which spanned the rest of Birnbaum's life, their friendship sheds light on Birnbaum's intellectual transformation, as well as the central role played by Horowitz in Birnbaum's emergence as an Orthodox leader.
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 Playbill Features: George & Gracie . . . and Gorshin
Nathan Birnbaum was born Jan. 20, 1896, on the Lower East Side of New York.
Nathan Birnbaum grew up to be George Burns, a/k/a God.
Nathan Birnbaum was 11 years old when he quit school to form and lead The Pee Wee Quartet, his entrance into show business.
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 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Going in Style at Epinions.com
Nathan Birnbaum, William Matthew Carney, and Israel Strassberg.
George Burns (born Nathan Birnbaum) plays Joe with consummate delicacy and conviction.
Although in real life he is the father of actor Ronnie Burns, he has also outlived his wife (Gracie Allen) and is without family.
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Nathan Birnbaum would change his name many times to disguise his flops, but the name that eventually stuck was George Burns.
He starts his story by telling us he was born Nathan Birnbaum in New York City.
From slum poverty, Nathan Birnbaum struggles in comedy teams until he turns 30 and meets Gracie, who gets more laughs with her straight lines than George does with his punch lines.
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 George Burns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This was a 'presentation house' so called to distinguish it from vaudeville or movie theatres.
Along with Abie and Nathan, the bill included a one-act Yiddish play on the subject of intermarriage.
*As explained earlier in the chapter Rosenzweig's candy store is where eight year Nathan Birnbaum (George Burns) went to work in the cellar, mixing, stirring and pouring batches of cherry and chocolate syrup.
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 Nathan Birnbaum & Self-Emancipation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Birnbaum, Nathan (pseudonym, Mathias Acher) 1864 - 1937
In 1885 he began to edit Selbst-Emanzipation, a periodical promulgating the ideas of the Hovevei Zion movement.
During this period Birnbaum coined the term "Zionism."
www.wzo.org.il /home/movement/birn.htm   (68 words)

 George Burns
Born Nathan Birnbaum on New York’s Lower East Side, the man we came to know and love as George Burns was the 9
At the age of 7, three important events occurred which were to forever change young Nathan’s life: his father died, he acquired a nickname, and he was bitten by the show business bug.
At about the same time, George took on "Burns" as a surname—close enough to "Birnbaum" to be sure, but actually "Burns Brothers" was the name of the nearby coal yard where George and his other poverty stricken friends would regularly help themselves to whatever they were able to hide in their clothes.
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 George Burns Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
He was born as Nathan Birnbaum to Louis and Dorothy Birnbaum, the ninth of twelve children, in New York City, New York.
By the time he was 14, he'd been a trick roller skater, a dance teacher, a singer and an adagio dancer in small-time vaudeville.
He also took up cigar smoking seriously and changed his name from Nathan Birnbaum to George Burns.
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 Shtetl: First Yiddish Language Conference - Opening Address
Birnbaum in the company of Y. Perets, S. Ash, Dr.
Birnbaum opens the conference, reading his first speech in Yiddish fluently from his notes.
Reprinted from: Joshua A. Fishman, Ideology, Society and Language : The Odyssey of Nathan Birnbaum / Ann Arbor, Mich. : Karoma, 1987.
www.ibiblio.org /yiddish/Tshernovits/birnbaum-op.html   (1382 words)

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