Last updated on: 9/7/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Richard Gottheil, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor of Semitic Languages at Columbia University
Position:
None Found to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Sep. 7, 2007

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor of Semitic languages at Columbia University, 1886 – 1930
  • Head of the American School of Archaeology, Jerusalem, 1909 – 1910
  • Head of the Oriental department of the New York Public Library, 1896 – 1900
  • Editor of The Jewish Encyclopedia
  • President of the American Federation of Zionists
Education:
  • PhD, Linguistics, Leipzig, 1904
  • Graduated from Columbia College, 1881
Other:
Quoted in:
  1. Was Anti-Semitism the Leading Factor in the Emergence of Zionism?