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  2. List of Williams College people - Wikipedia

    Stacy Schiff 1982, Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography winner; Eric P. Schmitt 1982, Pulitzer Prize winner; Horace Scudder 1858, American essayist and man of letters; Salomón de la Selva 1913, Nicaraguan poet and honorary member of the Mexican Academy of Language; Scott Shane 1976, American journalist and author; expert on the ...

  3. Framingham, Massachusetts - Wikipedia,_Massachusetts

    Framingham (/ ˈ f r eɪ m ɪ ŋ h æ m / ()) is a city in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.Incorporated in 1700, it is within Middlesex County and the MetroWest subregion of the Greater Boston metropolitan area.

  4. Franz Boas - Wikipedia

    Early life and education. Franz Boas was born on July 9, 1858, in Minden, Westphalia, the son of Sophie Meyer and Meier Boas.Although his grandparents were observant Jews, his parents embraced Enlightenment values, including their assimilation into modern German society.

  5. Israel - Wikipedia

    Under the British Mandate (1920–1948), the whole region was known as 'Palestine' (Hebrew: פלשתינה [א״י], lit. 'Palestine [Eretz Israel]'). Upon independence in 1948, the country formally adopted the name 'State of Israel' (Hebrew: מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל, Medīnat Yisrā'el [mediˈnat jisʁaˈʔel]; Arabic: دَوْلَة إِسْرَائِيل, Dawlat Isrāʼīl ...