Friday 25 March 2016


ADOLF HES (July 18, 1865-ca. 1909)
            His proper name was Yudl Shprits, born in Pereyaslav, Poltava region, Ukraine.  He studied in religious elementary school, in a yeshiva in Lithuania, and later, when he was in the United States, he studied medicine (1899) and practiced as a doctor in Milwaukee.  He wrote (1896-1897) articles on hygiene for Idisher kemfer (Jewish fighter) in New York.

Source: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 1.

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