MORTKHE RUDENSKI (b. ca. 1888)
He was born in Berezin (Byerazino), Minsk Province. As a young man, he settled in Minsk and worked as a Hebrew teacher there. He was active in Labor Zionism and later in “Tseire tsiyon” (Zionist youth). In 1920 he emigrated to the United States. He wrote articles for: Di yidishe virklikhkeyt (The Jewish reality), Dos idishe folk (The Jewish people), and Tsukunft (Future), among other serials. He co-edited the daily newspaper Farn folk (For the people) in Minsk, under the general editorship of Khayim-Dov Hurvits; and he was the first editor of Tseire-tsiyon organ Farn folk in New York, later edited by Khayim Grinberg. He authored the pamphlet: Ver zaynen di tseyre-tsien? (Who are the Zionist youth?) (New York, n.d.), 24 pp.
Sources: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 4; Yeshurin archive, YIVO (New York).