Friday 22 February 2019


MOYSHE KOSTRINSKI (January 15, 1909-March 7, 1072)
            He was born in Pinsk.  His Hebrew surname was Kitrun.  In 1923 he emigrated to Argentina.  He worked as a teacher in secular Jewish schools and was a leader among the Labor Zionists.  From 1948 he was living in Israel.  He edited the Labor Zionist serial Di naye tsayt (The new times) in Buenos Aires (1929-1947) and Dov ber borokhoṿ, ondenḳ-heft tsum 25tn yortsayt (Dov Ber Borokhov, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of his death) (Buenos Aires: Avoda, 1942), 48 pp.  He translated E. Libinshteyn (Eliezer Livneh), Rusland: 20 yor nokh der revolutsye, di moskver protsesn, an analiz fun dem rezhim (Russia, twenty years after the revolution, the Moscow show trials, an analysis of the regime) (Buenos Aires, 1938), 77 pp.  He also published the pamphlet Di histadrut haovdim (algemeyne arbeter organizatsye in erets yisroel) (The Federation of Labor, general workers’ organization in the land of Israel) (Buenos Aires, 1944) 42 pp.  He died in Tel Aviv.

Sources: Antologye fun der yidisher literatur in argentine (Anthology of Jewish literature in Argentina) (Buenos Aires, 1944), pp. 931-32; Sh. Rozhanski, in Idishe tsaytung (Buenos Aires) 9 (1972).
Yoysef Horn

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