Sunday 17 December 2017


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.

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