Wednesday, 22 May 2019

KHAYIM-LEYB ROTSHTEYN


KHAYIM-LEYB ROTSHTEYN
            He hailed from Lithuania and studied in Warsaw.  He was the author of: Dos yudish, leyenen nokh der nayer ton-metode (Yiddish, reading after the new tone method) (Warsaw), “One of the best…textbooks of Yiddish” of the 1860s and 1870s, according to Y. Shatski.

Source: Y. Shatski, Geshikhte fun yidish in varshe (History of Yiddish in Warsaw), vol. 3 (New York, 1953), p. 268.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 499.

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