Wednesday, 14 August 2019


AVROM-YOYSEF SHTIBL (Nisan [= March-April] 1885-1956)
            He was born in Zhorik (Żarki), Poland.  He was a great patron and publisher of Hebrew literature.  His “Shtibl Publishing House” published only one title in Yiddish: Micah Joseph Berdichevsky, Yudishe ksovim fun a vayten korev (Yiddish writings from a distant relative), 6 vols. (Berlin, 1923/1924).  He wrote for the Warsaw business publication Handls-tsaytung (Business newspaper), as well as for Unzer leben (Our life), Handls-velt (Business world), and Leder un shukh (Leather and shoes).  He also wrote under the pen names: A. Y. Miriamzon, A. Lvovitsh, A. Y. Iserzon, I. Y. Esterzon, Y. Sandler, and A. Y. Goslavski.  He died in New York.

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

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