Monday, 20 May 2019

AVROM ROZENSHTEYN


AVROM ROZENSHTEYN (December 31, 1881-December 31, 1950)
            He was born in Novidvor (Nowy Dwor), Poland.  His Hebraized name was Avraham Barukh.  He was the author of: Literatur-ṿisenshaft, lehrbukh far di yidishe un algemeyne literatur-teorye mit a groyse zamlung mustern fun di beste yidishe poeten un prozoiker (Literature science, textbook for Yiddish and general literature and theory with a large collection of samples of the best Yiddish poets and prose writers) (Warsaw, 1899), 2 parts (68 pp., 150 pp.), second edition (1908); Teoretishe un praktishe arifmetik, a folshtendiger kurs tsum oyslernen (Theoretical and practical arithmetic, a complete course to master) (Warsaw, 1909); Fremd-verter-bukh (Dictionary of foreign words) (Warsaw: Bikher-far-ale, 1914), 496 pp., later edition (1919).  He also authored numerous Hebrew textbooks.  He died in Tel Aviv.

Sources: Leben un visenshaft (Vilna) 5 (1909); D. Tidhar, in Entsiklopedyah lealutse hayishuv uvonav (Encyclopedia of the pioneers and builders of the yishuv), vol. 2 (Tel Aviv, 1947).
Berl Cohen


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