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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
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D r a c h m a n , B e r n a r d ,
rabbi, educator, author; b. New York, N. Y., June
2 7 , 1 8 6 1 ;
rabbi cong. Zichron Ephraim, New York, for
5 0
yrs; also Ohab Shalom,
Newark, and Ohab Zedek, New York; a founder
1 8 8 6 ,
prof.
1 8 8 7 - 1 9 0 8 ,
and
dean
1 8 8 9 - 1 9 0 2 ,
Jewish Theological Seminary of Am.; prof. Yeshiva College
since
1 9 3 5 ;
founder
1 9 0 5 ,
pres, since, Jewish Sabbath Alliance; founder
Jewish Endeavor Society; pres.
1 9 0 8 - 2 0 ,
hon. pres., since
1 9 2 0 ,
Union of
Orthodox Congregations; author of books, in German and English; translator,
editor; d. New York, N. Y., Mar.
1 2 , 1 9 4 5 .
E p e l b a u m , B .
M., Yiddish writer; b. Woukin, Poland,
1 8 8 7 ;
came to U. S.
1 9 2 2 ;
member literary staff
Jewish Morning Journal
, for a number of years; author
of numerous novels, including “Finstere Wegen,” “ In Gewitter,” “Oifbrois,”
“Wanderer,” “Mishke Yapontchik,” “Oif der Shwell” ; chassidic stories, “Amol
Is Gewen,” short stories, essays; translator from Hebrew; d. Philadelphia, Pa . ,
July
1 , 1 9 4 5 .
F e d e r , J o s e p h ,
journalist, communal worker; contributing ed.
1 9 2 9 - 4 4 ,
managing
ed. since
1 9 4 4 ,
Jewish Daily World,
Cleveland; active in Jewish Community
Council, Poale Zion, Jewish Cultural Society, etc.; Aged
5 3 ;
home, Cleve-
land, O; d. New York, N. Y., Nov.
2 9 , 1 9 4 5 .
G e r s o n , F e l i x N a p o l e o n ,
journalist, editor; b. Philadelphia, Pa. , Oct.
1 8 , 1 8 6 2 ;
manager
1 8 9 1 - 1 9 0 8 ,
managing ed.
1 9 0 8 - 3 6 ,
pres.
1 9 1 9 - 3 6 ,
Jewish Exponent,
Philadelphia; staff writer Phila.
Public Ledger
, 1 8 9 5 - 1 9 1 6 ;
contributor of
prose and verse to several other publications; author of “Some Verse,” book
of poems; mem. publication com., Jewish Publication Society of Am.; d.
Philadelphia, Pa. , Dec.
1 3 , 1 9 4 5 .
G l a s s m a n , B a r u c h ,
Yiddish writer; b. Mozir, White Russia,
1 8 9 3 ;
came to U. S•
1 9 1 1 ;
author of novels, short stories, and articles on literary subjects in peri-
odicals in U. S., Canada, England, Poland; lecturer on Jewish literature in
America, during visit to Poland, U. S. S. R.,
1 9 2 4 ;
d. New York, N. Y. ,
June
1 , 1 9 4 5 .
G o l d b l a t t , D a v i d ,
editor; b. Radom, Poland,
ca.
1 8 6 5 ;
went to Union of So.
Africa
ca.
1 8 9 0 ;
came to U. S.
1 9 1 6 ;
ed.
The General Illustrated Encyclopedia
in Yiddish; active in having Yiddish recognized in Union of So. Africa as
European language; ed. Yiddish weekly in Capetown,
1 9 0 4 - 1 4 ;
author of
books in defense of Yiddish; d. New York, N. Y., Dec.
8 , 1 9 4 5 .
H a n d e l m a n , A b r a h a m ,
scholar, educator; b. Russia,
1 8 9 0 ;
came to U. S.
1 9 1 3 ;
educ. Russia, Drake U. and Dropsie College, U. S.; taught Jewish schools,
Russia, Palestine, and in U. S., affiliated w. Associated Talmud Torahs,
Philadelphia, Pa. , until death; principal Hebrew High School and Jewish
Educational Center; helped plan and write textbooks for Hebrew schools;
contributed articles on Jewish education and parent-teacher activities; d.
Philadelphia, Pa. , Dec.
3 1 , 1 9 4 4 .
H o f f m a n , C h a r l e s I s a i a h ,
rabbi, editor; b. Philadelphia, Pa. , Jan.
3 , 1 8 6 4 ;
educ. U. of Pa. Law School, U. of Cambridge, England; in law practice,
Philadelphia,
1 8 8 6 - 1 9 0 0 ;
rabbi
1 9 0 4 ,
Doctor Divinity
1 9 2 9 ,
Jewish Theological
Seminary of Am.; rabbi Oheb Sholom Cong., Newark, N. J. , since
1 9 0 6 ;
a
founder, for a time ed.,
Jewish Exponent
, Phila.; a founder, natl corresp.
secy, United Synagogue o f Am.; ed.
United Synagogue Recorder
; d. New York,
N. Y., June 7,
1 9 4 5 .
K a s s n e r , L e o ,
journalist; b. Bukowina,
1 8 8 6 ;
came to U. S.
1 9 1 4 ;
educ., Jewish
and secular, Czernowitz, Ph.D. Vienna U.; writer of. poems, sketches, plays,
essays, including “Unser Buch,” book reviews, in Europe and U. S.; on staff
of
Jewish Daily News
, New York,
1 9 2 0 - 3 2 ;
city ed. Phila.
Jewish Daily For-
ward
, since
1 9 3 2 ;
d. Philadelphia, Pa . , June
1 8 , 1 9 4 5 .