Thursday, 6 June 2019

BERL RUDMAN


BERL RUDMAN (b. June 17, 1896)
            He was a journalist, born in Kultshin (Kul’chyny), Volhynia.  He received a traditional education.  In 1914 he emigrated to the United States, where he graduated from Harvard University and Boston Teachers’ College.  For many years he worked as a teacher of mathematics in a Boston middle school and at Northeastern University.  He debuted in print in Kundes (Prankster) in New York.  He also contributed work to: Tog (Day), Idisher kemfer (Jewish fighter), Fraye arbeter shtime (Free voice of labor), Inzikh (Introspective), and mainly in Tsukunft (Future)—all in New York.  He wrote primarily about American and Jewish-American social and political issues.  He also published features and contributed mathematics problems in English-language trade journals.

Sources: Tsukunft (New York) (August 1942); Shmuel Niger, in Tog-morgn-zhurnal (New York) (November 29, 1953); Yeshurin archive, YIVO (New York).
Yekhezkl Lifshits


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