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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