Monday 12 May 2014


PESAKH OYERBAKH (AUERBACH) (December 31, 1877-March 1945)
     He was born in Kishinev, Bessarabia.  He studied in religious school as well as in a Jewish government school.  From his earliest days, he was a Zionist activist, by profession a teacher.  He was living in Palestine from 1908.  He began publishing in Hamelits (The advocate).  He contributed to Hatsfira (The siren), Hazman (The times), Hatsofe (The spectator), and Fraynd (Friend).  He died in Tel Aviv.

Source: D. Tidhar, Entsiklopedyah lealutse hayishuv uvonav (Encyclopedia of the founders and builders of Israel), vol. 2.

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