Thursday 9 October 2014


SHAUL BADANES (1865-April 23, 1940)
Born in Vilna, he graduated from the teachers’ institute there.  He emigrated to the United States with the first group of “Am olam” (The eternal people) in May 1882.  He was the first graduate of the pedagogical division (Teachers College) of Columbia University in New York.  He was a teacher and author of pedagogical writings.  He published articles in Tsaytgayst (Spirit of the times) in 1905 which were concerned with Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

Sources: Forverts (New York) (April 25, 1940); Morg-zhurnal (New York) (February 7, 1943).

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