Levin, Meyer

   American writer. Levin was born in Chicago. His early books such as Frankie and Johnny (1930) had no Jewish elements, but he later became involved in the Zionist cause. Yehuda (1931) was set on a kibbutz, The Golden Mountain (1932) was a collection of Hasidic tales and The Old Bunch (1937) centred round a group of Jews in Chicago in the 1920s. Levin also worked as a journalist and after World War II he was involved in smuggling Jewish refugees into Palestine. My Father’s House (1947) discusses the fate of the Jews in Nazi-occupied Europe and he also produced documentary films on Zionism. He dramatized the diary of Anne FRANK and his later works include Compulsion (1956), Eva (1959), The Fanatic (1963), The Stronghold (1965), The Settlers (1972) and The Harvest (1978).

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  • LEVIN, MEYER — (1905–1981), U.S. novelist. Born and raised in the Chicago slums, Levin became a reporter for the Chicago Daily News and in 1925 was sent to cover the opening of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and returned to Palestine in 1928 to spend a… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Levin, Meyer — ▪ American author born October 8, 1905, Chicago, Illinois, U.S. died July 9, 1981, Jerusalem       American author of novels and nonfiction about the Jewish people and Israel.       Levin first became known with the novel Yehuda (1931). In 1945… …   Universalium

  • Meyer Levin — (* 5. Oktober 1905 in Chicago, Illinois; † 9. Juli 1981 in Israel) war ein US amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Journalist. Sein umfangreiches Werk reicht von sozialkritischen, historischen und dokumentarischen Romanen zu fiktionalen wie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Meyer Levin — (October 7, 1905 in Chicago, Illinois – July 9, 1981 in Israel) was a Jewish American novelist, known for works on the Leopold and Loeb case and the Anne Frank case. Contents 1 Leopold and Loeb case 2 Anne Frank case 3 Bibliography …   Wikipedia

  • Meyer Levin — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Levin. Meyer Levin (1905 1981), fils d’un petit boutiquier de Chicago, était un romancier et un journaliste américain. Sommaire 1 Biographie 2 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Levin — bezeichnet: die Stadt Levin (Neuseeland) in Neuseeland die Gemeinde Levín in Tschechien einen Ortsteil der Stadt Dargun im Landkreis Mecklenburgische Seenplatte in Mecklenburg Vorpommern Levin ist außerdem ein männlicher Vorname, den folgende… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Levin August von Bennigsen — Porträt von George Dawe (heute in der Militär Galerie (Военная галерея) des Winterpalastes) Graf Levin (Leontij Leontevič) August Theophil von Bennigsen (russisch Леонтий Леонтьевич Беннигсен; * 10. Februar 1745 in Braunschweig; † 3. De …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Levin (surname) — The surname Levin comes from the Jewish biblical tribe of Levi, whose descendants the Levites had distinctive duties in the Temple period. Variations on this surname include Levy, Levine, Levitt and many others. A – J * Alan Levin, an American… …   Wikipedia

  • Levin — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom.  Pour l’article homophone, voir Levain. Levin peut renvoyer à : Patronymes Carl Levin (1934 ), homme politique américain Hanoch Lev …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Levin August Theophil von Bennigsen — Leontij Leontevic Bennigsen Graf Levin (Leontij Leontevič) August Theophil von Bennigsen (russisch Леонтий Леонтьевич Беннигсен; * 10. Februar 1745 in Braunschweig; † 3. Dezember 1826 in Banteln (Kreis Alfeld) bei Hildesheim) war ein General der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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