Sunday 8 March 2015


YOYSEF BERGER (1898-1941)

He was a leader in Agudas yisroel (lit. Union of Israel, the orthodox political party) in eastern Galicia.  He was a ritual slaughterer in Sasov (Sasów).  He contributed to Dos idishe togblat (The Jewish daily newspaper) in Warsaw, and published current events articles and stories from Jewish family life in the spirit of the Jewish religious tradition.  He authored an unpublished one-act play which was performed in Agudas dramatic circles in the towns of eastern Galicia.  He perished in 1941, according to Moyshe Zigler in Jerusalem.

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