Tuesday 13 May 2014


MOYSHE (MOSHE) UNGERFELD (1898-March 3, 1983)
Born in the village of Novoselits (Novoselytsia), Galicia.  He was a delegate to Zionist congresses.  He fell into Russian captivity during WWI and began publishing articles (in 1914) in the Moscow serial Heym (Home) and in Petograder togblat (Petersburg daily).  He later published in Tageblat (Daily), Hayom (Today), and Hatsfira (The siren) in Lemberg; and in Hadoar (The mail), Haarets (The land), Haboker (This morning), Haynt (Today), Moment (Moment), and Morgn-zhurnal (Morning journal), among others, in Warsaw.  From 1922 he worked as the Vienna correspondent for the Hebrew press from Palestine and Warsaw.  He lived in Israel where he was the director of Bet Bialik (Bialik House) in Tel Aviv, and he published Ḥ. n. byalik veyetsirotav (Ḥ. N. byalik and his works) (Tel Aviv, 1960), 272 pp.  He died in Tel Aviv.

Sources: Gershom Bader, Medina veḥakhameha (The land and its wisdom) (New York, 1934), p. 152; D. Tidhar, Entsiklopedyah lealutse hayishuv uvonav (Encyclopedia of the pioneers and builders of the yishuv), vol. 2.

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