ARN-VOLF RABINOVITSH (1853-July 5, 1932)
He was born in Stavisk, Poland. He graduated from rabbinical seminary in Breslau. He lived in Königsberg, Paris, and from 1880 London. There he had a publishing house for Yiddish and Hebrew publications. He was a socialist, later a “Ḥovev-tsiyon” (Lover of Zion). His principal significance for Yiddish was the publishing and editing (with Morris Winchevsky) of the journal Der poylisher idel (The Polish Jew) in London (1-5, 1884), which later appeared under the title Di tsukunft (The future). He died in London.
Sources: Getzel Kressel, in Baderekh (Tel Aviv) (September 1967).
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 494.