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WIENER / JEWISH LITERARY ANNIVERSARIES
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CHRONOLOGICAL LIST
W ithout definite date: Eliezer Steinbarg.
January: 7, Peretz Hirschbein; 15, Oscar I. Janowsky; 24, Peter
Gradenwitz.
February: 20, Irving Abraham Agus; 28, Gershon Shoffman.
March: 7, Julius H ille l Greenstone: 23, Salomon Frensdorff.
April: 3, Shlomo Dov (Fritz) Goitein; 4, Israel Klausner; 5, Chaim
Grade; 10, Meir Bar-Ilan (Berlin) ; 12, Reuven Katz; 15, Julius
Guttmann; 29, Isaac ben Joseph, of Corbeil.
May: 23, Ben-Zion Meir Hai Ouziel, Yehoshua Radler-Feldman (Rab­
bi B in yam in ); 30, Isaac Hirsch Weiss; 31, Kalman Kahana.
June: 10, Israel Cohen; 11, Yeshayahu Press; 12, Zev Vilnai; 24,
Ephraim Deinard.
July: 14, Ludwig Stein.
August: 3, Joseph Moses Spiro; 18, Jacob Moses Toledano; 19, Her­
mann (Tsevi Hirsh) Bodek; 20, Jules Julius Oppert; 24, Lucien
Wolf.
September: 7, Isaac Belinfante; 9, Adolf Huebsch; 26, Samuel Isban;
29, Nahum Avigad; 30, Ephraim Joseph Talm i.
October: 15, Sir Herman Gollancz; 16, Mark Wischnitzer; 18, Vla­
dimir Jabotinsky; 22, Raphael Patai; 30, Mayer Lambert.
November: 1, Sholem Asch; 4, Benzion Lurie; 8, Samuel Loeb
Zitron, 18, Aaron Samuel Liebermann; 22, Yehuda Yaari; 24,
Nahum Meyer Shaikevich (Shomer).
December: 7, Judah Leib Gordon; 8, Zadoc Kahn, David Solomon
Sassoon; 24, Samuel Niger; 31, Ludwig Lewisohn.
ALPHABETICAL LIST
I
r v in g
A
b r a h a m
A
g u s
.
70th birthday. Born in Swislocz, Poland, Feb­
ruary 20, 1910. He studied and taught in Israel and the Un ited
States, serving as professor of Jewish history at the Yeshiva Univer­
sity in New York. His interest in medieval Judaism is evidenced
by his biography of
Rabbi Meir of Rothetibnrg
(1947),
Urban
Civilization in pre-Christian Europe
(1965), and
The Heroic Age
of Franco-German Jewry
(1969), as well as an edition of important
rabbinic texts from Central and Western Europe.
S
h o l e m
A
s c h
.
100th anniversary of birth. Born in Kutno, Poland,
November 1, 1880, died in London in 1957. He began to write
Yiddish stories on the advice of I. L. Peretz, whom he met in
Warsaw in 1900. His novels and plays depicted Jewish life with
a new realism, showing both light and shadow. Under the influence
of modern European writers, he expanded the horizons of Yiddish