Tuesday, 27 August 2019

DOVID SHEYNBERG


DOVID SHEYNBERG (1913-March 23, 1942)
            He was born in Baranovitsh (Baranovichi), Byelorussia.  He studied in religious elementary schools and yeshivas, and he was a pupil of the Chofets-Hayim.  He was murdered in the Baranovichi ghetto.  He published in Orthodox newspapers: Dos yudishe togblat (The Jewish daily newspaper) in Warsaw, Yudishe arbayter shtime (The voice of Jewish labor) in Lodz, and Dos vort (The word) in Vilna, among others.  He published articles, poems, stories, and sketches.  He also wrote a biography of the Chofets-Hayim (around 1936).  His pen name: Ariel.

Source: Moyshe Prager, Antologye fun religyeze lider un dertseylungen (Anthology of religious poems and stories) (New York, 1955), pp. 575-83.
Berl Cohen


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