Thursday 24 January 2019


BERL KOBRINSKI (1905-1978)
            He was born in a town near Pinsk.  He graduated from the Vilna Tarbut seminary.  He moved to Argentina in 1928.  He worked as a teacher in a suburb of Buenos Aires, later as a school inspector for Vaad-Hainukh (Educational council) in Buenos Aires.  In 1976 he settled in Kibbutz Mefalsim.  He wrote in the Yiddish press on pedagogical issues.  He co-authored a textbook, Dos yidishe folk (The Jewish people) (Buenos Aires, 1955), 110 pp.  He died in Kibbutz Mefalsim.

Source: Idishe tsaytung (Buenos Aires) (July 13, 1965; January 24, 1971).
Yoysef Horn

[Additional information from: Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 467.]

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