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Mendelssohn (surname)
The Yiddish-language surname מענדעלסאן is transliterated to English as Mendelssohn, Mendelsson, Mandelson (surname), or Mendelson. It is a common Polish/German Jewish
Jewish
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Yiddish Language
Yiddish
Yiddish
(ייִדיש, יידיש or אידיש, yidish/idish, lit. "Jewish", pronounced [ˈjɪdɪʃ] [ˈɪdɪʃ]; in older sources ייִדיש-טײַטש Yidish-Taitsh, lit. Judaeo-German)[3] is the historical language of the Ashkenazi Jews. It originated during the 9th century[4] in Central Europe, providing the nascent Ashkenazi community with a High German-based vernacular fused with elements taken from Hebrew and Aramaic as well as from Slavic languages
Slavic languages
and traces of Romance languages.[5][6] Yiddish
Yiddish
is written with a fully vocalized version of the Hebrew alphabet. The earliest surviving references date from the 12th century and call the language לשון־אַשכּנז‎ (loshn-ashknaz, "language of Ashkenaz") or טײַטש‎ (taytsh), a variant of tiutsch, the contemporary name for Middle High German
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Jonathan Mendelsohn
Jonathan Neil Mendelsohn, Baron Mendelsohn (born 30 December 1966[1]) is a British lobbyist and Labour political organiser
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Felix Mendelssohn’s Hawaiian Serenaders
Felix Mendelssohn's Hawaiian Serenaders (also Felix Mendelssohn
Felix Mendelssohn
And His Hawaiian Serenaders), was a popular Hawaiian music
Hawaiian music
band started by Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn (19 September 1911 – 4 February 1952), is best known for making Hawaiian music
Hawaiian music
popular in England and throughout Europe during the late 1930s and throughout the 1940s.Contents1 History 2 Incomplete list of steel guitarists 3 Discography3.1 Singles and EPs4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] Mendelssohn was born in Brondesbury Park, London. He claimed ancestry with the classical composer Felix Mendelssohn, but genealogy does not support this claim, though both Mendelssohns were of Jewish
Jewish
ancestry. He worked for a while in his father's office in the London Stock Exchange before joining the Navy at the age of seventeen
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Vox Records
Vox Records is a budget classical record label. The name is Latin for "voice."Contents1 History 2 Notable releases 3 Catalogue 4 Footnotes 5 See also 6 External linksHistory[edit] Vox was founded in 1945 in New York by George Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, a Hungarian jewish immigrant. Starting out with 78-rpm discs, it specialized in licensed pressings of classical recordings made in Europe. It was one of the last major recording companies to adopt stereo recording, about 1957
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Heinrich Mendelssohn
Heinrich Mendelssohn (21 February 1881 – 7 August 1959) was a Berlin building tycoon. Mendelssohn was born in Posen, German Empire
German Empire
today Poznań, Poland
Poland
in 1881. In cooperation with Albert Heilmann, Mendelssohn constructed the Europahaus (House of Europe) in Berlin, which today houses the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. He emigrated during the Third Reich, and died in Geneva, Switzerland
Switzerland
in 1959. A claimed connection to the family of the famous Jewish philosopher Moses Mendelssohn
Moses Mendelssohn
has not yet been confirmed
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Kurt Mendelssohn
Kurt Alfred Georg Mendelssohn FRS[1] (7 January 1906 – 18 September 1980) was a German-born British medical physicist, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society
Royal Society
1951.[2][3] He was a great-great-grandson of Saul Mendelssohn, the younger brother of philosopher Moses Mendelssohn.[4] He received a doctorate in physics from the University of Berlin, having studied under Max Planck, Walther Nernst, Erwin Schrödinger, and Albert Einstein. Leaving Germany at the advent of the Nazi regime in 1933, he went to England. He worked at the University of Oxford
Oxford
from 1933
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Ben Mendelsohn
Paul Benjamin "Ben" Mendelsohn (born 3 April 1969) is an Australian actor, who first rose to prominence in Australia
Australia
for his role in The Year My Voice Broke (1987) and internationally for his role in the crime drama Animal Kingdom (2010). Since then he has had roles in films such as The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Starred Up
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Erich Mendelsohn
Erich Mendelsohn
Erich Mendelsohn
(21 March 1887 – 15 September 1953)[1] was a Jewish German architect, known for his expressionist architecture in the 1920s, as well as for developing a dynamic functionalism in his projects for department stores and cinemas. Mendelsohn is a pioneer of the Art Deco
Art Deco
and Streamline Moderne
Streamline Moderne
architecture, notably with his 1921 Mossehaus
Mossehaus
design.Contents1 Biography 2 Architecture
Architecture
career 3 Buildings (selected) 4 Published works (German) 5 References5.1 Bibliography6 External linksBiography[edit] Erich Mendelsohn
Erich Mendelsohn
was born in Allenstein, East Prussia, Germany, now the Polish town of Olsztyn. His birthplace was at the former Oberstrasse 21, now no. 10 Staromiejska street
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Fred Mendelsohn
Fred Mendelsohn, (May 16, 1917 – April 28, 2000) president of Savoy Records
Savoy Records
for 42 years, was the first man to ever record, promote and market black gospel music as a national company. His dedication and contributions built the historic foundation for the black gospel music industry. Many of today's major gospel artists started on Savoy under the leadership of Mendelsohn. As a talent scout for the label, he discovered artists such as Nappy Brown,[1] C. J
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Matthew Mendelsohn
Matthew Mendelsohn is a Canadian public policy expert, public sector executive and civil servant. He is the Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Results and Delivery) in the Privy Council Office of Canada. In that capacity, he heads the Prime Minister's Results & Delivery Unit. He was the founding director of the Mowat Centre,[1] a Canadian public policy think tank. He also served as a deputy minister in the Ontario Public Service, a political science professor at Queen's University, and a senior advisor with the government of Canada. He served on a number of not-for-profit volunteer boards and was the founding Board Chair for the Council of the Great Lakes Region
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Carol Mendelsohn
Carol Mendelsohn
Carol Mendelsohn
(born 1951) is a TV writer, notable for her work on the crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.Contents1 Education 2 Film and television career 3 Awards and nominations 4 References 5 External links 6 VideosEducation[edit] Mendelsohn grew up in Chicago. She attended the Latin School of Chicago. Also she went to Smith College, but later transferred and in 1973 graduated from Cornell University. She then went to the George Washington University Law School and practiced at the Washington, D.C., office of the prominent Los Angeles-based firm Wyman, Bautzer, Rothman, & Kuchel. Film and television career[edit] Realizing that she did not want to be a lawyer, she enrolled in an American Film Institute
American Film Institute
class. She moved to Los Angeles
Los Angeles
and started writing for the movie industry
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Nathan Mendelsohn
Nathan Saul Mendelsohn, CM FRSC (April 14, 1917 – July 4, 2006) was an American-born mathematician who lived and worked in Canada. Mendelsohn was a researcher in several areas of discrete mathematics, including group theory and combinatorics. Nathan Mendelsohn
Nathan Mendelsohn
(1999)Contents1 Early life and education 2 Career 3 Retirement 4 Awards 5 Nathan Mendelsohn
Nathan Mendelsohn
Prize 6 References 7 External linksEarly life and education[edit] Mendelsohn was born in 1917 in Brooklyn, New York City
New York City
the eldest of four children of Samuel and Sylvia (née Kirschenbaum) Mendelsohn, Jewish immigrants from Romania, and Galicia (resp.)
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Nicola Mendelsohn
Nicola Sharon Mendelsohn, Lady Mendelsohn CBE (née Clyne; born 29 August 1971)[1] is a British advertising executive. Active in the advertising industry since 1992, she was named Vice-President for Europe, the Middle East and Africa
Europe, the Middle East and Africa
for Facebook
Facebook
in June 2013. She is also a non-executive director of Diageo
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Robert S. Mendelsohn
Robert S. Mendelsohn
Robert S. Mendelsohn
(1926 – 1988) was an American pediatrician and critic of medical paternalism. He denounced unnecessary and radical surgical procedures and dangerous medications, reminding his readers of public health failures such as the 1976 swine flu vaccine fiasco and the damage caused to daughters of women who took the drug Diethylstilbestrol
Diethylstilbestrol
during pregnancy.[1] He portrayed doctors as powerful priests of a primitive religion, with dishonesty as its central ethic
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Elliott Mendelson
Elliott Mendelson (born 1931) is an American logician. He was a professor of mathematics at Queens College of the City University of New York,[1] and the Graduate Center, CUNY. He was Jr. Fellow, Society of Fellows, Harvard University, 1956-58. Mendelson taught mathematics at the college level for more than 30 years, and is the author of books on logic, philosophy of mathematics, calculus, game theory and mathematical analysis. His Introduction to Mathematical Logic
Logic
was reviewed by Dirk van Dalen who noted that it included "a large variety of subjects that should be part of the education of any mathematics student with an interest in foundational matters."[2]Contents1 Books1.1 Sole author 1.2 Co-author 1.3 Editor2 Journal articles 3 Notes 4 External linksBooks[edit] Sole author[edit]Mendelson, Elliot (1970). Schaum's Outline of Boolean Algebra and Switching Circuits (paperback). Schaum's Outlines. New York: McGraw-Hill
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