Himelstein, Shmuel

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HIMELSTEIN, Shmuel. South African, b. 1940. Genres: Theology/Religion, Humor/Satire. Career: Jewish Day School, NYC, teacher, 1964-68, assistant principal, 1968-70; Jewish Day School, Los Angeles, CA, principal, 1970-73; Jewish Day School, Winnipeg, Canada, principal, 1973-75. Currently working as a translator, writer, and editor in Israel. Publications: The Jewish Primer: Questions and Answers on Jewish Faith and Culture, 1990; A Touch of Wisdom, A Touch of Wit, 1991; (ed.) Zvi Elpeleg, The Grand Mufti: Haj Amin al-Hussaini, Founder of the Palestinian National Movement, trans by D. Harvey, 1992; (trans.) Aharon Yaakov Greenberg (compiler), Torah Gems, 1992; Words of Wisdom, Words of Wit, 1993. Address: 22 Shear Yashuv St., 97280 Jerusalem, Israel.