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Wertheimer
WERTHEIMER is an Ashkenazi Jewish surname: People with this surname include: * Akiba Israel Wertheimer (1778-1835), first Chief Rabbi of Altona and Schleswig-Holstein* Alain and Gerard Wertheimer , French Jewish billionaire owners of Chanel * Wertheimer et Frère , partnership of the two brothers * Arjeh Yehuda Wertheimer (1862-1937), known as Constantin Brunner , Ge
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Ashkenazi Jews
ASHKENAZI JEWS, also known as ASHKENAZIC JEWS or simply ASHKENAZIM ( Hebrew
Hebrew
: אַשְׁכְּנַזִּים‎, Ashkenazi Hebrew pronunciation: , singular: , Modern Hebrew: ; also יְהוּדֵי אַשְׁכְּנַז‎ Y'hudey Ashkenaz), are a Jewish diaspora population who coalesced as a distinct community in the Holy Roman Empire around the end of the first millennium . The traditional diaspora language of Ashkenazi Jews
Jews
is Yiddish
Yiddish
(a Germanic language which incorporates several dialects), with Hebrew used only as a sacred language until relatively recently. Throughout their time in Europe, Ashkenazim have made many important contributions to philosophy, scholarship, literature, art, music, and science. Ashkenazim originate from the Jews
Jews
who settled along the Rhine River, in Western Germany
Germany
and Northern France
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Surname
A SURNAME, FAMILY NAME, or LAST NAME is the portion of a personal name that indicates a person's family (or tribe or community, depending on the culture). Depending on the culture all members of a family unit may have identical surnames or there may be variations based on the cultural rules. In the English-speaking world
English-speaking world
, a surname is commonly referred to as a last name because it is usually placed at the end of a person's full name, after any given names. In many parts of Asia, as well as some parts of Europe
Europe
and Africa, the family name is placed before a person's given name. In most Spanish-speaking and Portuguese-speaking countries, two surnames are commonly used and in some families that claim a connection to nobility even three are used. Surnames have not always existed and today are not universal in all cultures. This tradition has arisen separately in different cultures around the world
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Given Name
A GIVEN NAME (also known as a FIRST NAME or a FORENAME) is a part of a person's personal name . It identifies a specific person, and differentiates that person from other members of a group, such as a family or clan , with whom that person shares a common surname . The term given name refers to the fact that the name usually is bestowed upon a person, normally given to a child by its parents at or near the time of birth. This contrasts with a surname (also known as a family name, last name, or gentile name), which is normally inherited and shared with other members of the child's immediate family. Regnal names and religious or monastic names are special types of given names, as they are given to adults upon them receiving a crown or entering a religious order and as such are replacing the original given name of those persons. Given names are often used in a familiar and friendly manner in informal situations
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Wertheim (other)
WERTHEIM may refer to: * Wertheim (surname) * Wertheim am Main , Baden-Württemberg, Germany * Wertheim (company) , a company that manufactures vacuum cleaners * Wertheim (department store) , a chain of German department stores. The Wertheim group was founded by Georg Wertheim * Wertheim\'s hysterectomy * Wertheim Piano , an Australian brand of piano * Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge , a protected wetlands on Long Island, New York * Wertheim "> This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title WERTHEIM. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intende
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Constantin Brunner
CONSTANTIN BRUNNER (1862–1937) was the pen-name of the German Jewish philosopher ARJEH YEHUDA WERTHEIMER (called Leo). He was born in Altona (near Hamburg ) on 27 August 1862. He came from a prominent Jewish family that had lived in the vicinity of Hamburg for generations; his grandfather, Akiba Wertheimer , was chief Rabbi of Altona and Schleswig-Holstein . Brunner studied philosophy under a number of prominent scholars, but never completed his doctorate. He established himself as a literary critic, and enjoyed a wide celebrity. In the 1890s, he withdrew from public life to devote himself to writing. He lived in Germany until 1933, when, with the rise to power of the Nazi party , he moved to The Hague , where he died on 27 August 1937
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Jack Wertheimer
JACK WERTHEIMER is a Professor of American Jewish History at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America , the flagship yeshiva of Conservative Judaism . He is the former Provost of JTS, and was the founding director of the Joseph and Miriam Ratner Center for the Study of Conservative Judaism. Wertheimer has written and edited numerous books and articles on the subjects of modern Jewish history, education, and life. Wertheimer won the National Jewish Book Award in the category of Contemporary Jewish Life in 1994 for A People Divided: Judaism in Contemporary America. He was a finalist in 2008 in the category of Education and Jewish Identity for his edited volume Family Matters: Jewish Education in an Age of Choice
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Solomon Aaron Wertheimer
Rabbi SOLOMON AARON WERTHEIMER (November 18, 1866 – 1935), was a Hungarian rabbi , scholar, and seller of rare books. LIFEHe was born in Bösing in 1866. In 1871 he went with his parents to Jerusalem , where he was educated. By 1890, he was residing in Cairo , Egypt , where he made a living as a rare bookseller and a collector and seller of Cairo Genizah documents. According to Arabist S.D. Goitein , he also published papers on them, but "in a somewhat unscientific way." For five years starting in 1893, he tried to sell the British Library Geniza documents for pennies on the dollar, but many were declined. He is best known for his midrashic scholarship, his work is one of the two standard midrash compilations from the period (the other is Adolph Jellinek 's Bet Ha-Midrasch). He died in Jerusalem in 1935
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Yair Wertheimer
YAIR WERTHEIMER (Hebrew : יאיר ורטהיימר‎, also known as MEIR WERTHEIMER; born March 11, 1955) is an Israeli former tennis player. TENNIS CAREERBeginning in 1972, Wertheimer played for the Israeli Davis Cup team and had a 6-4 record in singles and a 5-6 record in doubles. In 1978, while ranked No. 1 in Israel, he went to the United States, on tennis scholarship from the University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley
, where he studied Business Administration and played for the tennis team. In 1997, he won the over-35 seniors tournament at Hapoel Tel Aviv . REFERENCES * ^ Fred Tupper (October 5, 1976). "Unranked Mrs. Doerner Beats Miss Navratilova". The New York Times. Retrieved July 17, 2011. * ^ Jack Leon (June 4, 1992). "Veteran Rackets Prepare For International Tourney". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved July 17, 2011. * ^ "All In The Family"
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Haim Ernst Wertheimer
HAIM ERNST WERTHEIMER (Hebrew : חיים ארנסט ורטהיימר‎; August 24, 1893 – March 23, 1978) was an Israeli biochemist. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Awards * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links BIOGRAPHYWertheimer was born in Bühl , Germany in 1893 and studied in his native town and in Baden-Baden . He commenced studying medicine in 1912, initially in Berlin , Bonn and Kiel , before his studies were interrupted by World War I , where he served in a medical capacity in Flanders and Italy , and was awarded the Iron Cross , second class, and other decorations. Following the war, he completed his medical studies in Heidelberg University . In 1920–21 Wertheimer worked as a doctor at Berlin's municipal orphanage, and subsequently received a position at the Institute for Physiology, University of Halle . With the Nazi rise to power in Germany Wertheimer lost his job
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Wertheimer Et Frère
WERTHEIMER ET FRèRE is a Thoroughbred
Thoroughbred
horse racing and breeding business partnership between brothers Alain and Gerard Wertheimer of France
France
. The Wertheimer brothers are the owners of the House of Chanel
Chanel
in Paris
Paris
. They inherited that company and the horse racing business from their father Jacques who had inherited a racing stable from his parents Pierre and Germaine Wertheimer . The brothers operate as La Presle Farm and/or Wertheimer Farm in the United States
United States
and in France
France
as Wertheimer et Frère where they have won numerous important Conditions races . Alec Head trained for the family in Europe until his retirement in 1984 but for a number of years continued to act as their bloodstock advisor
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Michael Wertheimer
MICHAEL WERTHEIMER (born February 6, 1957) is a cryptologic mathematician . From October 31, 2005 until June 2009, he was the Assistant Deputy Director and Chief Technology Officer of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence for Analysis. Wertheimer oversaw the coordination of Intelligence Community efforts to bring increased depth and accuracy to analysis through technology. In 2008, Wertheimer successfully launched A-Space , the U.S. Intelligence Community 's "Facebook for Spies." This new social network opened in September 2008 for U.S. intelligence analysts and covert operatives across some 16 intelligence agencies to share information with each other. He continues to advocate for Intelligence Community reforms and currently is involved in pressing for adoption of Intellipedia ; a classified wiki. Prior to this appointment, Wertheimer spent two years in industry building a research group focused on the intelligence community
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Esther Wertheimer
ESTHER WERTHEIMER (née ESTERA SHEPS; 1926, Łódź ) is a Canadian sculptor . She was born in Łódź, Poland , and grew up in Montreal, Quebec , Canada . She studied art at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts , at the Academia di Belle Arti, in Florence , at Loyola College , in Montreal , and at Goddard College , Vermont . WORK AND EXHIBITIONS THIS SECTION NEEDS EXPANSION
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Jacques Wertheimer
JACQUES GUY WERTHEIMER (18 August 1911 – 6 February 1996) was a prominent French businessman who inherited and ran the renowned House of Chanel
Chanel
perfume company. Jacques Wertheimer
Jacques Wertheimer
was born at the villa Les Forgettes in Deauville
Deauville
, the son of Germaine Revel and businessman Pierre Wertheimer who co-founded the Chanel
Chanel
perfume business in 1924. On 26 March 1947, Jacques Wertheimer
Jacques Wertheimer
married Eliane Fischer, the daughter of an architect . They had two sons, Alain and Gérard . The marriage was short-lived, and after separating, their divorce decree was issued on 11 September 1952. THOROUGHBRED HORSE RACING Jacques Wertheimer
Jacques Wertheimer
inherited a thoroughbred horse racing operation which he developed into one of the leading stables in France
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Akiba Israel Wertheimer
AKIBA ISRAEL WERTHEIMER (1778-1835) was the first Chief Rabbi of Altona and Schleswig-Holstein .: CONTENTS * 1 Life * 2 Family * 3 Literature * 4 References LIFEAkiba (or Ekiva or Akiva) Wertheimer was born in about 1778 in Wrocław , Poland , the son of Torah scholar Avigdor Wertheimer (?-1826) who came from the Prussian partition area of Poland. He went to the Talmudic academy of Akiba Eger , the most important in Mirosławiec . He came with his parents to Altona, now a suburb of Hamburg but which was then an independent city under the administration of the Danish monarchy, where in 1805 he was a Melamed (teacher of Torah and Talmud school). In 1806 he was appointed Rabbi in Moisling and Lübeck . Due to the expulsion of the Jews in Lübeck and poverty in the Moisling Jewish community, in 1816 he moved to Altona where he remained until his death
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