Wednesday 4 February 2015


VOLF BLATBERG (WOLF BLATTBERG) (January 16, 1896-1958)
Born in Cracow, Poland, he graduated from the Jewish Theological Seminary in Vienna (1921) and received his doctorate from Cracow University.  He was one of the leaders of the cultural division in the World Jewish Congress in New York.  By training, he was a Hebrew teacher.  In Yiddish he published: Di geshikhte fun di hebreishe un yidishe shrayber in sovetn-farband (The history of the Hebrew and Yiddish writers in the Soviet Union) (New York: Institute of Jewish Affairs, World Jewish Congress, 1953), 29 pp., in mimeograph format.  He was also the author of two English-language books on Jewish themes.

Source: Who Is Who in World Jewry (New York, 1955).

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