NISN RABIN (b. 1868)
He was born in Ponevezh (Panevėžys), Lithuania, the son of a local religious judge. He later lived in Vilna. He wrote essays in the Orthodox Hamodia (The herald), and in Yiddish he published: Di virklikhe ekonomye, a erklerung iber di ekonomishe rekht fun der toyre also farglaykh tsum sotsyalizm (The real economy, an explanation of the economic rights in the Torah in comparison to socialism) (Vilna, 1906), 44 pp., using the pen name Ben-Rav; and Di idishe shtime, bilder un ertseylungen fun idishen leben (The Jewish voice, images and stories of Jewish life) (Vilna, 1911), 189 pp., using the pen name Rabn.
Source: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 4.