Sunday 23 November 2014


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 lealutse hayishuv uvonav (Encyclopedia of the founders and builders of Israel), vol. 5 (Tel Aviv, 1930-1931), p. 2115.

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