Thursday 15 May 2014


AHARON URINOVSKI (July 28, 1890-December 25, 1972)
Born in Holinka, Ukraine.  His Hebraized surname was Ben-Or.  He graduated from the Grodno Hebrew teachers course.  From 1925 he was living in Bialystok (Białystok).  He published three volumes of Shiurim betoldot hasifrut haivrit hachadasha (Lessons in the history of modern Hebrew literature) (Warsaw, 1923-1929), three volumes of Toldot hasifrut haivrit haḥadasha, me-ramḥal ad yamenu ele (History of modern Hebrew literature from Ramḥal to our own day) (Tel Aviv, 1946-1949), two volumes of Toldot hasifrut haivrit haḥadasha bedorenu (History of modern Hebrew literature in our generation) (Tel Aviv, 1954-1956), two volumes of Toldot hashira haivrit beyeme habenaim im antalogiya uveurim (History of Hebrew poetry in the Middle Ages with an anthology and annotations) (Tel Aviv, 1963), and numerous other literary-historical and other kinds of writings.  From time to time, he also wrote articles in Yiddish, such as in Undzer lebn (Our life) in Bialystok).  He died in Tel Aviv.

Source: Byalistoker leksikon (Handbook of Bialystok) (1935), p. 1.

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