Friday 29 January 2016


            He was a teacher in Agudah (Orthodox) schools in Lodz and Warsaw.  He authored: Yehudis un holifornes, historishe forshtelung in 4 bilder (Judith and Holefornes, historical presentation in four scenes) (Warsaw: T. Jakóbson, 1935), 22 pp., “to be staged in religious national schools and organizations”; Yoysef moyker shabes, forshtelung in 5 bilder (Joseph, lover of Sabbath, presentation in five scenes) (Warsaw: Jakóbson, 1935), 25 pp.  On the backside of the title page of Yehudis un holifornes is mention of other books by Gelring: Khane un ire zibn zin (Hannah and her seven sons) and Kenig Akhashveyresh (King Ahasuerus), both: (Warsaw, 1936).

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 165.

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