Friday 25 April 2014


YOYSEF (YOSEF) ABRAMOVITSH (December 27, 1905-July 3, 1969)
     Born in Slonim, Byelorussia.  Graduated from Warsaw University.  From 1933 he was living in the Land of Israel where he was working as a teacher of physical education.  In Israel he changed his name to Aviram.  He is the author in Yiddish several works concerned with sports: Shpilbukh (Book of play); Arbeter-sport (Workers’ sports); Di oyfgabn fun der proletarisher fizisher dertsiung (The tasks of proletarian physical education) (Warsaw, 1930).  He also wrote in Hebrew on sports and physical activity.  He died in Tel Aviv.

Source: Who’s Who in Israel (1952), p. 67; Bibliography of the Hebrew Book.

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