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In one quayside interview, Nathan Birnbaum described the Agudah's mission as a public relations effort to raise awareness of its goals among American Jews.
Nathan Birnbaum is the founder of the Jewish national movement [and] the intellectual leader of Yiddish nationalism," ran one such article in Morgn Zhurnal.
In some cases, including that of a 1920 delegation to England (in which Nathan Birnbaum also participated), the Agudah represented itself as an "official" delegation of a stateless people, and received an audience with the British Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies as self-appointed ambassadors on behalf of Torah-true Jewry.
69) Particularly disappointing was the "cold rabbi-speech style" of Nathan Birnbaum.
Nor was the country ready for the challenge implicit in the biography of its leading delegate, Nathan Birnbaum.
Nathan Birnbaum," The American Hebrew (10 January 1908); "Dr.
Nathan Birnbaum bei Roosevelt," Jiidische Zeitung 14 (3 April, 1908): 8.
Interview with Nathan Birnbaum, Di Tsayt, May 25, 1921.
See Olson, Nathan Birnbaum and Jewish Modernity, 276-77.
Its success in organization followed after the war as well, in part due to the efforts of Nathan Birnbaum.
Pamphlet, "Lecture--Concert: Lecture by the famous Jewish writer, philosopher and one of the leaders of European Jewry Nathan Birnbaum," September 8, 1921 (Nathan and Solomon Birnbaum Family Archive).
Nathan Birnbaum of Vienna, Austria," July 19, 1921 (Nathan and Solomon Birnbaum Family Archive).
Contrary to Horowitz's implication, only Solomon and Nathan Birnbaum and their spouses turned to and remained within the Orthodox world (and their children and grandchildren continue to do so).
Nathan Birnbaum (1864-1937) is a perplexing (and oft-ignored) figure because of his transitioning roles as a founding figure of Zionism, a promoter of the Yiddish language (generally looked down upon by Hebrew-promoting Zionists), and a major presence in the early years of Agudath Israel (an international Orthodox political organization at least initially opposed to Zionism).
Born Nathan Birnbaum in New York, he was just seven years old when he began singing with a group of children.