Finkelstein


Finkelstein

Finkelstein (פֿינק(ע)לשׁטײַן, פינקלשׁט(י)ין, Финкельштейн) is a German and Yiddish surname (originated from German "Karfunkelstein", a "carbuncle stone") shared by a number of notable individuals:

* Arthur Fields ("Abe Finkelstein")
* Arthur J. Finkelstein, a US Republican political activist
* Avram Finkelstein, a gay rights activist
* Clive Finkelstein, Information Engineering pioneer
* David Finkelstein, professor of Physics at the Georgia Institute of Technology
* Israel Finkelstein, Israeli archaeologist
* Louis Finkelstein, Talmud scholar
* Louis Finkelstein (artist) (1923-2000) for the painter and Queens College (CUNY) professor.
* Norman Finkelstein, American political scientist and the author of "The Holocaust Industry" and "Beyond Chutzpah".
* Peter Max ("Peter Finkelstein")
* Salo Finkelstein
* * William Zorach (born "Finkelstein")

ee also

* Eddington-Finkelstein coordinates
* Finkelstein reaction
* Finkelstein's test, a method to diagnose DeQuervain's syndrome
* Dwarves of Finkelstein, A fantasy race, part of Alternative Armies' world of Valon


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