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April: 2, Hayyim Saul Horovitz; 4, Aaron Ashman; 5, Jacob
Midrashi; 20, Jacob Tugendhold; 25, Baruch ben Samuel.
May: 2, Joseph Hayyim Brenner; 3, Michael Assaf; 10, Joshua
Heshel Yeivin; 19, Meir Halevi Letteris, Rahel Varnhagen
von Ense; 22, Isaac Landman.
June: 9, Jacob ben Meir, Rabbenu Tam; 14, Hayyim ben Isaac,
of Volozhin; 15, Israel Efros; 18, Israel Goldstein; 26, Adolf
Jellinek.
July: 2, Mordecai I. Soloff; 16, Gabriel Joseph Talpir; 17, Mat-
tithiah Yehezkel Gutman.
August: 1, Eric Werner; 5, Aron Freimann; 7, Nathan Agmon
(Bistritzki); 20, Jacob Glatstein; 22, Rachel Morpurgo; 27,
Samuel Abba Horodetzky.
September: 2, Samuel Yeivin; 13, Samuel M. Blumenfield; 16,
Abraham Joseph Stybel; 17, Sheldon Haas Blank; 23, Ben
Avigdor.
October: Abraham Regelson; 7, Georg Hermann; 10, Joseph
Zedner; 24, Lev Hazan; 25, Isaiah Bershadski.
November: 1,
Ha-Doar,
Jacob Weinshall; 18, Micha Joseph Bin-
Gorion; 20, David Hoffmann; 23, Moses Meir Yoshor.
December: 5, Samuel Abraham Poznanski; 8, Hayyim Joseph
Ormian; 17, Lazarus Goldschmidt; 24, Leon Pinsker; 27,
Jehiel Michal Tokaczinski.
Alphabetical List
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gmon
(Bistritzki). 75th birthday. Born in Zonigrodka,
Russia, August 7, 1896. In Palestine since 1920, he is chiefly known
for his plays which were among the first original Hebrew ones to
be performed on the Israeli stage.
A
vigdor
A
ptow itzer
.
100th anniversary of birth. Born in
Tarnopol, Poland, March 16, 1871, died in Jerusalem in 1942.
For many years he taught at the rabbinical seminary in Vienna.
His field of study was Biblical commentaries, Talmud and Aggada.
His major work was an edition of the code of Jewish law by
Eliezer ben Joel ha-Levi, a 13th century German scholar.
A
aron
A
sh m a n
.
75th birthday. Born in Balin, Russia, April 4,
1896. In Palestine since 1921, he has written Hebrew plays and
text-books and also translated librettos of classic operas into
Hebrew.