Scholem, Gershom

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Scholem, Gershom Gender: M
Gerhard Arthur Scholem
born on 5 December 1897 at 00:15 (= 12:15 AM )
Place Berlin, Germany, 52n29, 13e21
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 13°08' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 27°00 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 20°20'

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Gershom Scholem
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German-born Israeli Jewish philosopher and historian, born and raised in Germany. He is widely regarded as the founder of the modern, academic study of Kabbalah, becoming the first Professor of Jewish Mysticism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

He died on 21 February 1982.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • friend relationship with Strauss, Leo (born 20 September 1899)


  • Other Social 1923 (emigrated to Palestine)
  • Work : New Job 1933 (became the first professor of Jewish mysticism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Berlin City Archives.

Previously this entry had same data (rated A): Isaac Starkman writes: The birth time was supplied to me by Gershom Scholem himself in 1977.


  • Vocation : Education : Librarian
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher (professor of Jewish mysticism)
  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Other Occult Fields (Kabbalist)