Saturday 20 October 2018


ELYE-MEYER FAYVELZON (January 21, 1868-January 20, 1928)
            He was born in Kupishok (Kupiskis), Kovno district, Lithuania.  He was the rabbi of Kupishok until his death.  He was a cofounder of the worldwide Agudat Yisrael in Katovits (Katowice) and one of the initiators of an Orthodox press in Hebrew and in Yiddish.  He published articles on Jewish issues, education, and the settlement in the land of Israel in: Hapeles (The balance), Halevanon (The Lebanon), Hapisga (The summit), Haderekh (The road), Shaare-tsiyon (Gates of Zion), and Der idisher lebn (The Jewish life) in Telz, and Dos vort (The world) in Vilna, among others.  He died in Kupishok.

Sources: Ohale shem (The tents of Shem) (Pinsk, 1912), p. 177; M. Y. Glaykher, in Dos idishe vort (New York) (Adar 12 [= February 14], 1965).
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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