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G
o l lom b
, J
o s e p h
,
author, journalist; b. St. Petersburg, Russia, Nov. 15, 1881;
came to U. S. 1891; author of numerous books, incl.
Unquiet
(novel) and
a number of juvenile stories dealing with intergroup relations, incl.
Up at
City High
; d. New York, N. Y., May 23, 1950.
G
o r n it z k y
, J
e k u t h ie l
(I. Kissin, I. Gorn, pseuds.), Yiddish poet, essayist,
translator; b. Kovno, Russia, Aug. 5, 1886; came to U. S. 1904; contributed
poems, short stories, essays, and translations to Yiddish publications, incl.
Literatur un Leben
,
Der Tog
,
Zukunft, Naye Veit
,
Freie Arbeiter Stimme,
Der Fraind
,
Der Veckery
mem. ed. staff
Forverts
; translated European and
American poets into Yiddish, incl. Heine, Pushkin, Lermontov, Edward
Fitzgerald, Coleridge, Poe; also did prose translations, incl. Schnitzler,
Kropotkin, M. A. Goldschmidt; author of Yiddish essay on Poe; comp.
Lider fun der Milchome\
d. Dayton, Ohio, June 25, 1950.
M
a s o n
, S
a m u e l
,
former editor Yiddish and Anglo-Jewish periodicals; b. Russia
ca.
1878; came to U.
S .
ca.
1890; founder of
Boston Israelite
and
Rhode Island
Register
; ed.
Jewish World
(New York),
Morning Journal
; managing ed.
Tageblatt;
pioneer in introduction of English page in Jewish journalism;
with
H I A S
since 1909; d. Miami Beach, Fla., Jan. 21, 1950.
M
ishkovsky
, N
oah
,
Yiddish author, educator, Labor Zionist leader; b. Russia
ca.
1877;
came to U. S.
1905;
a founder Poale Zion movement; established
first Yiddish secular school in Russia; with Workmen’s Circle schools in
U. S.; author of
Der Kinder Straik
(play),
Etiopie: Yidn in Afrike un Azie,
Main Lebn un Maine Raizes
(2
vols.); d. New York,
N.
Y., Jan.
11, 1950.
M
u r a v c h ik
, C
h a im
(T. S. Rumov, pseud.), Yiddish journalist, proofreader;
b. Kiev, Russia, Sept. 1880; came to U. S. 1905; active in Jewish Socialist
movement; mem. staff and writer on labor and economics
Wahrheit
,
Zeit
,
Forverts
(since 1922); contributor to
Advance
(Amalgamated Clothing Workers’
Union),
Justice
(International Ladies’Garment Workers’Union); d. New York,
N. Y., April 7, 1950.
R
a d in
, M
a x
,
jurist, educator, historian; b. Kempen, Prussia, March 29, 1880;
brought to U. S. 1884; prof. of law, Univ. of California since 1919; author
of
The Jews Among the Greeks and Romans
,
The Life of the People in Biblical
Times
,
The Trial of Jesus of Nazareth;
also contributor to Jewish scholarly
publications incl.
Jewish Quarterly Review
; d. Oakland, Cal., June 22, 1950.
S
a l z
, N
o ah
H., editor, publisher; b. Poland
ca.
1887; came to U.
S .
1914; ed.
and publ.
Jewish Record
(St. Louis, Mo.); d. St. Louis, Mo., Dec. 20, 1950.
S
t e in b e r g
, M
il t o n
,
rabbi, author, communal leader; b. Rochester, N. Y., Nov. 25,
1903; rabbi Park Ave. Synagogue, New York, N. Y., since 1933; mem. ed.
board
Reconstructionist
since 1936; author of
The Making of the Modern
Jew
,
As a Driven Leaf
(novel),
A Partisan Guide to the Jewish Problem
,
Basic
Judaism
; contributor of numerous articles to general and Jewish periodicals;
d. New York, N. Y., March 20, 1950.
W
i e n e r
, M
a x
,
rabbi, author, Zionist leader; b. Oppeln, Germany, April 22, 1882;
rabbi various communities in Germany; came to U. S. 1939; author of
Die
Anschauungen der Propheten von der Sittlichkeit, Die Religion der Propheten
,
Jiidische Frommigkeit und religioses Dogma
,
Jiidische Religion im Zeitalter
der Emanzipation;
co-ed.
Jiidisches Lexikon;
contributor of articles to
Encyclopaedia Judaica
,
Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
; assoc, ed.
Reconstruc-
tionist
; author of numerous articles in Jewish periodicals; d. New York,
N. Y., June 30, 1950.
OTHER COUNTRIES
A
lgaz i
, I
sa ac
S., rabbi;
dayan
Sephardic Congregation of Montevideo, Uruguay;
author of
E l Judaismo Religion de Amor
and a Spanish-Hebrew dictionary;
aged 62; d. Montevideo, Uruguay, rdptd April 14, 1950.
A
l o n
, G
e d a l ia h
,
historian, educator; b. Kubrin, Russia, 1902; went to Palestine
1926; lecturer on Jewish history during the period of the Mishnah and Talmud
at Hebrew University in Jerusalem; contributor of many studies on the
subject to
Tarbiz
,
Zion
,
Gilyonot,
and other publications; d. Jerusalem,
Israel, reptd May, 1950.
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