Wednesday 28 September 2016


TSVI TABARI (b. September 15, 1904)
            He was born in Vilkomir (Ukmergė), Lithuania.  In 1924 he graduated from the Hebrew teachers’ seminary in Kovno.  In 1929 he received ordination into the rabbinate.  He later moved to the United States, was the manager of a Talmud-Torah in Seattle, Washington, and later of a rabbinical seminary in Baltimore.  From 1949 he was director of the Torah Department of the Jewish Agency in New York.  He published articles on religion and general Jewish issues in: Forverts (Forward), Morgn-zhurnal (Morning journal), Tog-morgn-zhurnal (Day-morning journal), and Tsien (Zion) in New York; Keneder odler (Canadian eagle) in Montreal; Unzer veg (Our way) in Paris; Di shtime (The voice) in Mexico City; and other Hebrew and Yiddish religious publications.

Source: Who’s Who in World Jewry (New York, 1955), p. 765.

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