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Herman Taube

Herman Taube, Polish, American writer, educator. Certified teacher, New York. Board directors Histadrut Foundation, Baltimore, 1965-1968, Washington, 1968-1970; member Democratic National Committee, Washington, since 1992; board directors Capitol Camps, Rockville, Maryland, since 1994, Montgomery County Commission on the Humanities, 1990-1994; member festival committee Rockville Jewish Community Center, since 1986.

Background

  • Taube, Herman was born on February 2, 1918 in Lodz, Poland. Came to the United States, 1947. Son of Aaron and Miriam Mandel.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, American University, 1978.

    Career

    • Correspondent Baltimore Washington editions The Juris Doctor Forward, since 1948. Director community development United Jewish Appeal Federation Greater Washington, 1970-1990. Member faculty College Jewish Studies, Rockville, Maryland, since 1982.

      Instructor department Jewish studies American University, Washington, 1986-1992. United States Congress correspondent Algemeiner Journal, New York, 1983-1991. White House correspondent The Forward Newspaper, since 1992.

      Member advisory board United States Holocaust Museum, Washington, 1982-1989.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher, New York.

    Works

    • Author 17 books, including Land of Blue Skies, Between the Shadows: New and Selected Works, Refugee Village (Morris Rodman prize 1993), My Baltimore Landsmen, 1995, Golden Leaves, 1997, A Poetry Reader, 1998, Looking Back-Going Forward, 2003, The Translator, 2005.

    Membership

    Board directors Histadrut Foundation, Baltimore, 1965-1968, Washington, 1968-1970. Member Democratic National Committee, Washington, since 1992. Board directors Capitol Camps, Rockville, Maryland, since 1994, Montgomery County Commission on the Humanities, 1990-1994.

    Member festival committee Rockville Jewish Community Center, since 1986.
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    Born February 2, 1918
    • 1978
      American University
    • 1948
      Correspondent Baltimore Washington editions The Juris Doctor Forward
    • 1970 - 1990
      director, community development United Jewish Appeal Federation Greater Washington
    • 1982
      member, faculty College Jewish Studies
      Rockville, Maryland, United States
    • 1986 - 1992
      instructor, department Jewish studies American University
      Washington, United States