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Nahum Norbert Glatzer     Nahum Norbert Glatzer       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Nahum Norbert Glatzer: was a noted American literary scholar, theologian, and editor.Glatzer was born in Lemberg, then within the administrative boundaries of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Lviv in the western Ukraine). He received his Ph.D. in 1931 from the University of Frankfurt, where he was eventually nominated to succeed Martin Buber. In 1938 he emigrated to the United States, where in 1942 he adopted the American citizenship. He taught at Chicago and New York before finally settling at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, but towards the end of his professional career transferred, yet again, to Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. He was the editor of Judaism: A Quarterly Journal of Jewish Life and Thought, and a consulting editor of Schocken Books, an American publishing house where he was responsible, in part, for the publication of Kafka’s writings in English translation. He also participated in editorial conferences in Germany on critical editions of Kafka's works.

Nahum Stelmach     Nahum Stelmach       Origin/Culture/Country: Jewish

Nahum Stelmach: an Israeli football (soccer) goalkeeper.Strauber began his career in the youth club of Hapoel Tel Aviv and was promoted to the senior squad in 1992. Strauber remained in Hapoel Tel Aviv for one season before moving to Hapoel Kiryat Ono for one season too. At the next season Strauber was playing in Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv were he stayed for one year. During playing in those three clubs Strauber was also the goalkeeper of the Israel national under-21 football team and had 17 international caps.

Nahum Barnet     Nahum Barnet       Origin/Culture/Country: Australian

Nahum Barnet: was an architect working in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia during the Victorian and Edwardian periods.Barnet was born in the Melbourne Hospital on Swanston Street 1855, son of a Polish-born pawnbroker, jeweller and tobacconist. He was an active member of Melbourne's Jewish community, serving on many committees and often writing letters to the Jewish press.He produced a number of significant buildings including Her Majesty's Theatre (1886), Austral Building (1891), St Kilda Synagogue re-development (1903-04), the former Empire Building (1905) on Flinders Street, the former Auditorium (1912), 280-282 Bourke Street and Alston's Corner (1913) and Georges Department Store (1913) all on Collins Street and the Wertheim Piano Factory in inner suburban Richmond, Melbourne Synagogue (1929) in South Yarra. (The Wertheim factory later became a Heinz factory and, for over 50 years, has been the studios for television station GTV-9.)

Nahum Sokolow     Nahum Sokolow       Origin/Culture/Country: Polish

Nahum Sokolow: was a Zionist leader, author, translator, and a pioneer of Hebrew journalism.In 1906 Sokolow was asked to become the secretary general of the World Zionist Congress. In the ensuing years, he crisscrossed Europe and North America to promote the Zionist cause. During World War I, he lived in London, where he was a leading advocate for the Balfour Declaration of 1917, in which the British government declared its support for a Jewish homeland in Palestine. In 1931 he was elected President of the World Zionist Congress, and served in that capacity until 1935, when he was succeeded by Chaim Weizmann.

Nahum Parker     Nahum Parker       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Nahum Parker: was a United States Senator from New Hampshire. He settled in Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire in 1786, was a member of the board of selectmen from 1790 to 1794 and clerk and town treasurer from 1792 to 1815. Parker was a member of the New Hampshire House of Re

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