Wednesday 12 August 2015


BEN-TSIEN GINZBERG (b. February 3, 1893)
            He was born in Rava-Ruska, eastern Galicia.  He lived in Lemberg and was raised in a Hassidic home.  He was an active Zionist from his youth.  He co-edited Lemberger tageblat (Lemberg daily news).  He published articles and correspondence pieces in: Morgn (Morning) and Tsushtayer (Adherent) in Lemberg; Haynt (Today), Tsienistishe bleter (Zionist leaves), and Literarishe bleter (Literary leaves) in Warsaw.  He was killed during the Nazi occupation.

Source: G. Bader, Medina veḥakhameha (The state and its sages) (New York, 1934), pp. 63-64.

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