Sunday 26 May 2019


            He was a journalist, born in the village of Gubi, Suvalk (Suwałki) district.  His mother was a cousin of Morris Rozenfeld.  He studied in yeshivas until age seventeen.  He moved to England around 1906.  He was a teacher of Hebrew and other languages.  He sat for the examinations at the University of London.  He was an active Zionist, serving for many years as president of Labor Zionists in England.  His journalistic work began with Morris Meyer’s daily newspaper Der idisher zhurnal (The Jewish journal) and later with his daily Di tsayt (The times), of which he was among the main contributors.  He wrote articles on Jewish and literary topics.  He also placed work in Idisher kemfer (Jewish fighter) and Yidishes tageblat (Jewish daily newspaper) in New York.

Source: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 4.
Berl Cohen

No comments:

Post a Comment