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ALDERMAN — NECROLOGY FOR 1950
Mendele Mocher Seforim, I. L. Peretz, Pierre Benoit, Josue Jehouda, into
English; d. Paris, France, June 2, 1950.
S
amuel
, H
orace
B
arnett
, lawyer, author; b. Birmingham, England, May
28,
1883;
served in courts in Palestine; defended Stavsky in Arlosoroff murder
case
1934;
author of books and pamphlets on Palestine, incl.
Unholy Memories
of the Holy Land
; translator of Schnitzler’s
Der Weg ins Freie
; d. England,
reptd. March
24, 1950.
S
o n n e
, A
bra h am
(Avraham Ben Yitzhak), Zionist leader, educator, Hebrew poet;
b. Przemysl, Poland,
ca.
1884; active in Jewish education in Vienna after
World War I and later in Zionist Organization in London; went into complete
retirement after 1922 in Vienna, later in Jerusalem; author of highly regarded
Hebrew poems, few of which he published; d. Ramataim, Israel, May 29, 1950.
T
a l
, N
a h um
(Tolchinsky), educator, journalist, Zionist leader; b. Bessarabia,
Russia, 1890; went to Palestine 1925; active in Zionist movement in Bessarabia
and Palestine; principal Beth Hasefer Ledugma in Tel Aviv since 1926;
founder Teachers’ Council, Jewish National Fund, for whom he edited a
number of publications, incl.
Sherashim
; co-ed.
Geshamim;
contributor to
Palestinian and foreign Hebrew and Yiddish press; Palestine correspondent
of
Farn Folk
,
Y'tddisher Kemfer\
d. Tel Aviv, Israel, Sept. 15, 1950.
W
eill
, J
ulien
I
saie
, rabbi, author; b. Versailles, France, March
29, 1873;
prof.
ficole Rabbinique and Ecole Orientale Israelite in Paris; since
1933
Grand
Rabbi of Paris; hero of resistance movement during Nazi occupation; author
of
Zadoc Kahn
,
La Foi d ’Israel, Le Judaisme
; ed.
Revue des Etudes Juives
(1919-34);
translator into French of works by Flavius Josephus; d. Paris,
France, April
26, 1950.