Wednesday, 15 May 2019


MOYSHE ROZENBERG (1905-March 16, 1942)
            He was a journalist, born in Warsaw.  For legal reasons, he changed his name to Zilbershteyn.  In Warsaw he published and edited the literary youth journal Shprotsungen (Sprouts)[1] in 1925.  In 1928 he moved to Mexico City and became one of the pioneers of the local Yiddish press.  His main journalistic achievement was the founding in 1929 of the newspaper Der veg (The way), initially a daily and later a thrice weekly newspaper; from 1966 it began appeared twice each week, and from 1978 a weekly.  He wrote the editorials and essays on ethnic Jewish issues.  He died in Mexico City.

Sources: Seyfer hazikorn sokolov-podlyask (Remembrance volume for Sokołów Podlaski) (Tel Aviv, 1962), p. 680; Tsukunft (New York) 3 (1967), p. 141; Yeshurin archive, YIVO (New York).
Moyshe Rubinshteyn

[1] Not to be confused with the journal Shprotsungen, put out by Beynish Zilbershteyn, also in Warsaw.

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