Monday 4 November 2019


AVROM-KHAYIM SHENBAKH (b. March 19, 1883)
            He was a journalist, born in Sonik (Sanok), Galicia.  He received a traditional Jewish education and studied foreign languages on his own.  In 1909 he was a delegate to the Zionist congress in Hamburg.  From 1899 he wrote from time to time in: Budapest’s Jüdisches Tageblatt (Jewish daily newspaper) and Allgemeine Jüdische Zeitung (General Jewish newspaper); Czernowitz’s Yudishe nakhrikhten (Jewish reports), Folks-blat (People’s newspaper), and Jüdisches Wochenblatt (Jewish weekly newspaper).  He published a weekly newspaper Der folks fraynd (The people’s friend) in Sanok with a monthly supplement Der ezres-ponem (The impertinent one) and Der yudisher soykher (The Jewish businessman).  He also wrote in Hebrew and German.

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

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