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Abrams, Mark Alexander [formerly Max Alexander Abramowitz] (1906–1994), social scientist, was born at 57 Balfour Road, Edmonton, London, on 27 April 1906, one of eight children born to Abraham (Abram) Abramowitz, also known as Abramovich or Abrams, and his wife, Annie (Hannah), ...

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Lipson, Ephraim (1888–1960), economic historian, was born in Sheffield on 1 September 1888, the son of Hyman Lipson, furniture dealer, and his wife, Eve, daughter of Michael Jacobs. His elder brother, Daniel Leopold Lipson (1886–1963), a schoolmaster, was independent member of parliament for ...

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Norwich, Isaac of (c. 1170–1235/6), moneylender and patron of rabbinic scholarship, was the only known son of Eliab (or Jurnet) of Norwich (c.1130–1197) and his wife, Muriel. His father, also a moneylender and scholarly patron, was the dominant figure in the twelfth-century Jewish community of ...