Sunday, 25 November 2018

MOYSHE-TSVI FRANK


MOYSHE-TSVI FRANK (December 24, 1897-April 12, 1975)
            He was born in Rezhitse (Rēzekne), Byelorussia.  In 1913 he emigrated to Montreal.  He graduated from McGill University and received his master’s degree.  He taught in Hebrew schools in Montreal, Ottawa, and Toronto.  He later lived for many years in Tel Aviv.  In addition to Hebrew-language journals, he published journalistic and literary articles in: Forverts (Forward), Tog (Day), and Morgn zhurnal (Morning journal) in New York; Keneder odler in Montreal; and Idisher zhurnal (Jewish journal) in Toronto—he served as co-editor of the last of these for several years.  He used the pen name: M. M. Raykhenshteyn.  He died in Toronto.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 451.


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