Wednesday 10 July 2019


BENYOMEN RESSLER (1845-ca. 1913)
            He was born in Seret, Bukovina.  He translated into a highly Germanized Yiddish Mayse tuvye (The story of Tobias) (Lemberg: Hirsh Shlag, 1882), 36 pp., second edition (1904).  He also translated works by Avraham Mapu: Ashmat shomron (Shomron’s guilt), Ahavat tsiyon (Love of Zion), and Ayit tsavua (Hypocrite), and others.  His family was living in the land of Israel.  He died in Jassy (Iași), Romania.

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

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