M. YEVNIN (b. 1868)
He was born in Grodno, Russian Poland, the grandson of Shmuel Yevnin (Jevnin), the author of Naḥalat olamim (Eternal inheritance) and other religious texts. He initially received a traditional Jewish education, later completing his studies as a medical doctor. He practiced in Grodno, Bialystok, and Vilna. He was the author of a series of booklets on health questions, which he published under the general title “Library of Hygiene,” among them: Reynlekhkeyt un gezund (Cleanliness and health) (Vilna, 1900), 18 pp., second edition (1901); Vi azoy ken men lang leben? (How can one live a long time?) (Vilna, 1901), 32 pp.; Muter un kind (Mother and child) (Vilna, 1902), 24 pp.
Sources: Foreword to Reynlekhkeyt un gezund (Vilna, 1901), pp. 3-5.
Khayim Leyb Fuks
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