Sunday, 2 June 2019


YOYSEF RUBIN (b. October 23, 1913)
            He was born in Belz, Galicia, and in 1928 he emigrated with his parents to Argentina where he was active in the Zionist socialist movement.  In 1931 he began writing for Yung-veg (Young pathway) in Buenos Aires, for the Gordonia youth movement.  He published numerous articles and reviews in such venues as: Naye tsayt (new tomes) in Buenos Aires and Folksblat (People’s newspaper) in Montevideo.  From 1950 he was living in Israel.  He edited the remembrance volumes: Dubusar (Dubăsari) (Tel Aviv. 1965), 377 pp.; Rava-ruska un umgebung (Rava-Ruska and environs) (Tel Aviv, 1973), 468 pp.; and Visoke-mazovyetsk yizker-bukh (Wysokie Mazowieckie remembrance volume) (Tel Aviv, 1975), 280 pp.

Source: Getzel Kressel, Leksikon hasifrut haivrit (Handbook of Hebrew literature), vol. 2 (Meravya, 1967).
Ruvn Goldberg

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