Thursday 31 March 2016


AVROM MORTKHE HERSHBERG (1916-September 10, 1985)
            He was a rabbi in Chicago and other cities in the United States, and from 1963 he was rabbi in Mexico City.  He was president of “Merkaz harabonim” (Center for rabbis) in Latin America.  He was the author of Gaystike shtraln, eseyen un ophandungen vegn aktuele problemen loyt dem gayst fun di toyre (Spiritual beams [of light], essays and treatises on realm problems drawn from realm issues from the Torah), vol. 1 (Mexico City, 1967), 207 pp.  He died in New York.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 224.

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