Wednesday, 22 May 2019

YOYSEF ROTKUM


YOYSEF ROTKUM
            He wrote his surname as Rotkom.  He was one of the first authors of fables in Yiddish after Shloyme Etinger.  He published in Kol mevaser (The herald) a few passable fables, such as: “Der poyer un di shlang” (The farmer and the snake) 19 (1862); and “Di shlang un dos shefel” (The snake and the lamb) 32 (1864).

Source: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 4.
Berl Cohen


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