Leibowitz is a surname, and may refer to:

* Rabbi Henoch Leibowitz, head of the Rabbinical Seminary of America
* "Isaac Edward Leibowitz", a fictional character in the novel "A Canticle for Leibowitz"
* "Jacob Leibowitz", birth name of Jacob Frank, leader of a Jewish messianic movement in the 18th century
* "Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz" [ [http://akas.imdb.com/name/nm0829537 Jon Stewart ] ] [ [http://akas.imdb.com/name/nm0829537/bio Jon Stewart - Biography ] ] , birth name of Jon Stewart of The Daily Show
* Nechama Leibowitz, sometimes Nehama Leibowitz, a Bible scholar and Yeshayahu's sister.
* René Leibowitz, (1913 - 1972) a French composer of Polish-Latvian origin.
* Samuel Leibowitz, noted New York attorney who represented the Scottsboro Boys
* "Sidney Leibowitz", real name of singer Steve Lawrence
* Yeshayahu Leibowitz, an Israeli thinker and Nechama's brother

ee also

* Leibovitz
* Liebowitz
* Lebowitz
* Lieberman
* Liebermann
* Liberman
* Liebmann
* Leiberman


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  • Leibowitz — ist der Name folgender Personen: Jeschajahu Leibowitz (1903–1994), Naturwissenschaftler und Religionsphilosoph, Cousin von René Leibowitz Nechama Leibowitz (1905–1997), Bibelwissenschaftlerin, Schwester von Jeschajahu Leibowitz René Leibowitz… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • LEIBOWITZ (R.) — LEIBOWITZ RENÉ (1913 1972) Compositeur français, d’origine polonaise (il naquit à Varsovie), chef d’orchestre et critique musical. Leibowitz vint à Paris en 1926 et s’intéressa vivement à l’école de Vienne. Il étudia dans cette ville avec Webern …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • LEIBOWITZ (Y.) — Yeshayahou LEIBOWITZ 1903 1994 Né à Riga en Lettonie, Yeshayahou Leibowitz fut professeur de biochimie et de neurophysiologie à l’université hébraïque de Jérusalem. Considéré comme l’un des plus grands spécialistes de Maimonide, intellectuel… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Leibowitz — Leibowitz,   1) Jeschajahu, israelischer Biochemiker und Religionsphilosoph, * Riga 28. 1. 1903, ✝ Jerusalem 18. 8. 1994; studierte 1919 24 in Berlin Chemie; wurde in Deutschland Mitglied der orthodoxen zionistischen Bewegung (Mizrachi) und… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Leibowitz — Leibowitz, René …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • LEIBOWITZ, YESHAYAHU — (1903–1994), Israeli scientist and philosopher. Born in Riga, Leibowitz studied chemistry   and philosophy at the University of Berlin, where he received his doctorate in 1924. He also studied medicine and became a medical doctor in 1934 at the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • LEIBOWITZ, NEḤAMA — (1905–1997), Bible scholar, sister of yeshayahu leibowitz . Born in Riga, her mother died when she was a child. In 1919, her father moved the family to Berlin to provide his two precocious children with a better education. Nehama and her brother… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • LEIBOWITZ, SAMUEL SIMON — (Samuel S. Lebeau; 1893–1978), U.S. lawyer and jurist. Leibowitz was taken from Jassy, Romania, to New York at the age of four. In 1917 he began a brilliant career as a criminal lawyer. Of the 140 capital cases that Leibowitz defended, he saved… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • LEIBOWITZ, BARUCH BER — (1866–1939), Lithuanian talmudic scholar and rosh yeshivah. Born in Slutsk, at the age of 14 he delivered a discourse at the local synagogue, astounding his listeners with his erudition. A year later, when accepted to the Volozhin yeshivah, he… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • LEIBOWITZ, JOSHUA O. — LEIBOWITZ, JOSHUA O. (1895–1993), medical historian and Hebrew scholar; cousin of Yeshayahu and Neḥama Leibowitz .   He was born in Vilna. Leibowitz combined his studies of medicine at Heidelberg University with talmudic studies. After serving as …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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