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).