Monday 26 March 2018


S. STONE (b. April 1867)
            His original name was S. Ershteyn, and he was born in Bialystok, Russian Poland.  His father was a rabbi in various cities and the author of Ateret yehoshua (The crown of Joshua).  Stone immigrated to the United States in 1886.  He debuted in print in 1900 with an article in Fraye arbeter-shtime (Voice of free labor) in New York.  He lived also in Pittsburgh and there edited Idisher telegraf (Jewish telegraph) and published Di idishe pres (The Jewish press).  In 1919 he edited Di idishe tsayt (The Jewish times) and Biznesman (Businessman) in Los Angeles, California.  He also wrote under the pen names: Mayim and Even.
Benyomen Elis

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