Saturday 12 December 2015


DOVID (DAVID) ABERSON (1873-November 1929)
Leader of Labor Zionists in the United States.  He published in the first issue of Der idisher kemfer (The Jewish fighter) (Philadelphia, March 29, 1906), under the editorship of Kalmen Marmor; later served on the editorial board as a weekly.  He also published in the Yidisher kuryer (Jewish courier) (Chicago) and put out the Labor Zionist weekly paper, Unzer leben (Our life) (Chicago, 1916).  He died in Chicago.

Sources: Pinkes (Register) (New York), vol. 1, p. 261; Geshikhte fun der tsienistisher arbeter-bavegung in tsofn-amerike (History of the Zionist workers’ movement in North America), 2 vols. (New York, 1955), see index; Reuben Brainin, in Tog (August 9, 1932); Tsivyen, in Forverts (December 19, 1932).

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