By Fred Skolnik
V. 1. Aa-Alp -- v. 2. Alr-Az -- v. three. Ba-Blo -- v. four. Blu-Cof -- v. five. Coh-Doz -- v. 6. Dr-Feu -- v. 7. Fey-Gor -- v. eight. Gos-Hep -- v. nine. Her-Int -- v. 10. Inz-Iz -- v. eleven. Ja-Kas -- v. 12. Kat-Lie -- v. thirteen. Lif-Mek -- v. 14. Mel-Nas -- v. 15. Nat-Per -- v. sixteen. Pes-Qu -- v. 17 Ra-Sam -- v. 18. San-Sol -- v. 19. Som-Tn -- v. 20. To-Wei -- v. 21. Wei-Zy -- v. 22. Thematic define and index
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But he clearly saw perfection in much the same terms as Wolff, as an unending process of physical, moral, and intellectual development, leading naturally to the increase of human happiness. In sharp contrast to Wolff, Mendelssohn regarded liberty as an indispensable precondition of the pursuit of moral and intellectual perfection. Only a free person, he argued, can achieve moral perfection. For virtue is the result of struggle, self-overcoming, and sacrifice, and these must be freely chosen. Intellectual perfection, too, can be attained only by one who is free to err.
As “extramural” activities he was especially interested in China and in the sociological and engineering backgrounds of the Egyptian and Mexican pyramids, publishing and lecturing widely on these topics. )] MENDELSSOHN, KURT ALFRED GEORG (1906–1980), British physicist. Mendelssohn was born in Berlin and educated at Berlin University. Forced to leave Germany, he came to Oxford to work at Clarendon Laboratory in 1933 and was the first person to liquefy helium in Britain. E. Simon, N. Kurti, and H.
In 1947 the Bund sent him to Europe, where he organized Jewish educational, cultural, and communal organizations. His articles on literature were published in various Yiddish journals. D. J. *Trunk. S. Kashdan, Shloyme Mendelson (1949). Add. Bibliography: G. Pickhan, “Gegen den Strom,” in: Der Allgemeiner Juedische Arbeiterbund “Bund” in Polen (2001), index. family of cantors. He is the brother of the cantor Solomon *Mendelson, a former president of the Cantors’ Assembly. He was a student of the Etz Haim Yeshiva in Brooklyn.