MOYSHE BARNIK (1895-July 4, 1939)
Born in Rozhnyatow, Eastern Galicia, into a merchant’s family. He studied in religious elementary school and high school, and graduated from a rabbinical seminary in Vienna. He was a teacher by profession and a leader of the Tarbut movement in Galicia. He published in Haolam (The world), Hatsfira (The siren), Haboker (This morning), and Haarets (The land); and he published in Yiddish children’s songs and stories, as well as a pamphlet, entitled Undzer khinekh (Our education) (Lemberg, 1928), 20 pp. He died in Tel Aviv.
Source: D. Tidhar, Entsiklopedyah leḥalutse hayishuv uvonav (Encyclopedia of the founders and builders of Israel), vol. 5 (Tel Aviv, 1930-1931), p. 2115.
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