Tuesday 12 March 2019


YUDE-LEYB KORETS (b. July 3, 1963)
            He was born in Torne (Tarnów), Galicia.  He received a stringent religious education.  He was among the first “Lovers of Zion” (oveve-Tsiyon) in Galicia.  He wrote about “ibat-Tsiyon” (Love of Zion) for: Tagblat (Daily newspaper) in Lemberg, Drohobitsher tsaytung (Drohobycz newspaper), and in Hebrew-language newspapers.  He published several Hebrew pamphlets on the settlement in the land of Israel.  In Yiddish: Der esreg (The citron) (Drohobycz: A. H. Zupnik, 1899), 30 pp., enlarged edition (Vilna: L. Epel, 1904), 55 pp.; Zikorn tsien o evn boykhn, erklerungen iber der tsienistisher idee (Remembering Zion or a touchstone, an explanation of the Zionist idea) (Vilna: F. Garber, 1903/1904), 55 pp.

Sources: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 3; Pinkes galitsye (Records of Galicia) (Buenos Aires, 1945), p. 247.
Yekhezkl Lifshits

No comments:

Post a Comment