Wednesday 17 January 2018


            He came from a town near Grodno, Russian Poland.  He lived in Grodno, Bialystok, and Warsaw.  He was a teacher of Hebrew, Russian, and mathematics.  He published articles on issues of the calendar and translations from Russian and German in Hamagid (The preacher), Hamelits (The advocate), and other serials.  He was the author of Der sto-lyetnik (The centenarian), “this book is an astronomical, astrological, economic, and political calendar for 200 years, from 1800 to 2000” (Warsaw, 1878), 96 pp.  This rare work may be found in the Harkavy Collection at Harvard University in Massachusetts.

Source: Preface to Der sto-lyetnik.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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