Wednesday 10 July 2019


MOYSHE RIFOEL (March 16, 1905-November 24, 1974)
            He was born in Sasov (Sasów), Galicia.  He studied in religious elementary school and secular subjects privately.  He lived for several years in Montevideo.  In 1938 he moved to the land of Israel and settled in Rehovot.  He wrote sketches for Folksblat (People’s newspaper) and Letste nayes (Latest news) in Tel Aviv.  In book form: Mayn shtetl sasov (My hometown of Sasów) (Jerusalem, 1979), 128 pp.  He died in Tel Aviv.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 512.

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