AVROM NOVERSHTERN (b. July 25, 1951)
He was born in Buenos Aires. He made aliya to Israel in 1969. He graduated from a teachers’ seminary and studied Yiddish literature and Jewish history at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He worked as a lecturer in Yiddish literature there. He received his doctorate in 1981 for a dissertation on “Aspektim mivniyim baproza shel david bergelson mereshita ad ‘midot-hadin’” (Structural aspects in Dovid Bergelson’s prose, from the beginning until his Mides-hadin [A stern judgment]).” He published works on Yiddish literature in Goldene keyt (Golden chain) and other publications. In book form: Avrom sutskever biblyografye (Avrom Sutskever bibliography) (Tel Aviv: Yisroel-bukh, 1976), 307 pp.
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 387.