Israel Zangwill


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English writer (1864-1926)

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Israel Zangwill, Dreamers of the Ghetto (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1898), vol.
In fact, Oliphant was an ardent Christian Zionist and Hebraist, a close friend in England of novelist Israel Zangwill, and while resident in Jerusalem and Haifa from 1882 to 1888, he employed Naphtali Herz Imber as his secretary and Hebrew tutor.
In 1908, playwright Israel Zangwill made the now famous statement: "America.
Indeed, Bell cleverly includes one writer who never came to Halifax at all: Israel Zangwill, who conjured up an entirely imaginary Halifax for his 1895 novel The Master.
He was, however, supported by Haham Moses Gaster, the Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Great Britain, and by the rising star, the writer Israel Zangwill.
Entries on historically- significant and contemporary writers of fiction, poetry, and drama, from Sholem Aleichem to Israel Zangwill, include biographical background, works, influences, legacy, and references.
Israel Zangwill, "Shylock and Other Stage Jews," The Voice of Jerusalem (London, 1920), 230.
Israel Zangwill was born on January 21, 1864, in Ebenezer Square in London's East End.
HIS last article on the writer and Zionist, Israel Zangwill, appeared in the Fall 2009 issue of Midstream.
A Jew in the public arena; the career of Israel Zangwill.
Yet Stephen Wise found The Island Within the "finest study of Judaeo-Christian relations that has appeared up to this time," a realistic if "belated answer" to the "nice Jews" condescendingly portrayed by Israel Zangwill (pp.
Singer, Israel Zangwill, and other luminaries of the Jewish past ran through our pages.
79) For example, Levinthal responded to an address given in Carnegie Hall by Israel Zangwill (1864-1926) toward the end of 1923.
English Jews themselves such as Benjamin Disraeli (whose father converted him to Christianity), Grace Aguilar, and Amy Levy wrote novels of stature depicting aspects of Jewish life, but it was Israel Zangwill (1864-1926) who was the first Jew to emerge as a significant writer in English of the life of working-class Jews.
These earlier books were a laudable achievement in their time, but the translations, by Israel Zangwill and Nina Salaman, respectively, are now unreadable as English verse; the old Ibn Gabirol volume contains only synagogue poetry, and thus gives little inkling of the poet's strange and individualistic poetic persona; the JPS volumes do, however, retain the advantage of having the Hebrew originals on the pages facing the translations.
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