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JEWI SH BOOK ANNUAL
88
ibn Ganah, Josef Bonfils und sein Werk Sofnath Peneah
, and other books on
Semitic philology and Judaeo-Arabic lit., also historical monographs; d.
Oxford, England, Mar. 6, 1946.
H
o row it z
, P
h i n e a s
,
Zionist leader;
b .
ca.
1886; mem. Council, former
v . - p r e s . ,
Zionist Fed. of Great Britain and Ireland; gen. sec’y Jewish National Fund;
mem. Bd of Deputies; author of
The Jewish Question and Zionism
; d. London,
England, Mar. 26, 1946.
K
a h a n
, L
a z a r
,
Yiddish journalist;
b .
Latvia,
ca.
1886; corresp. ed. newspapers
Warsaw and Lodz; d. Shanghai, China, May 26, 1946.
K
a h a n a
, A
b r a h a m
,
scholar, historian; b. Russia, 1874; went to Palestine 1922;
author of
Koroth Hayehudim Beroma
, biography of Moses Hayim Luzzatto,
Rabbi Yisroel Baal Shem Tov
,
Maasiyoth Rabbi Nachman Mibratzlav, Hasefarim
Hahitzonim
in 3 vols., commentary on Bible and Apocrypha, a Hebrew gram-
mar, Russo-Hebrew dictionary; compiled anthologies o f source materials for
Jewish history,
Sifruth Hahistoriah Hayisraelith
in 2 vols., and Hassidism,
Sefer Hahasiduth\
d. Tel-Aviv, Palestine, reptd Feb. 27, 1946.
K
a s t e i n
, J
o se f
( J
u l iu s
K
a t z e n s t e in
) ,
historian; b. Germany, Oct. 6, 1890; in
law practice Switzerland for 10 yrs.; went to Palestine 1934; author of books
in German, published also in English translation, incl.
Uriel da Costa oder die
Tragoedie der Gesinnung
,
Suesskind von Trimberg oder die Tragoedie der Heimat-
losigkeit
,
Sabbatdi Zevi, der Messias von Ismir
,
Jerusalem
,
die Geschichte eines
Landes
,
History and Destiny of the Jews
,
Jews in Germany
; d. Haifa, Palestine,
June 13, 1946.
L
e v y
, O
sc a r
,
physician, author; b. Germany, Mar. 28, 1867; went to England 1894;
translator into English of complete works of Nietzsche in 18 vols.; into German
of some of Disraeli’s novels; author of books, incl.
The Spirit of Israel
,
The
Revival of Aristocracy
, poems; d. Oxford, England, August, 1946.
M
a r m o r s t e in
, A
r t h u r
,
theologian, England; b. Hungary, Sept. 20, 1882; educ.
Germany; lecturer Bible and Talmud Jews’ College since 1912; author of
books, incl.
Talmud und Neues Testament
,
Religionsgeschichtliche Studien
,
Midrash Haseroth Veyeteroth
,
The Doctrine of Merits in Old Rabbinic Literature
,
The Old Rabbinic Doctrine of God\
d. London, England, Oct. 5, 1946.
O
r l a n d
, H
e r s c h
,
author, U. S. S. R.; author of novel
Grebles,
dramatized for
Jewish Art Theatre, Moscow; founder
Freid
, children’s magazine; ed. short
stories and novels; aged 59; d. U. S. S. R., reptd May 10, 1946.
P
o s e n e r
, S
a lom o n
,
author, historian; b. Russia, 1876; went to France 1903;
author of biography of Adolph Cremieux; ed.
La Correspondence Russe, La
Tribune Juive
, Paris; d. Paris, France, Oct. 24, 1946.
R
e s n ic k
, S
a lom o n
,
journalist; b. Russia, 1895; went to Argentina 1904; founder
E l Mundo Israelita
, weekly; ed.
Judaica
, monthly review Buenos Aires;
translator into Spanish of Peretz, Asch, Zfiitlovsky, and Dubnov’s historical
writings; author of books in Spanish,
Dos formas de nacionalismo espiritual
jud io
,
A jad Haam y Dubnow
,
La literatura judia de la post-guerra
,
Esquema
de la literatura judia\
d. Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 27, 1946.
S
c hw a r z f e l d
, M
o s e s
,
editor, author; b. Rumania, 1857; founded
Anuarulpentrue
Israeliti
(Year Book for Jews, 1877-98), yearbooks of Julius Barasch his-
torical society; ed.
Egalitatea
, Bucharest weekly, 1890-1940; d. Bucharest,
Rumania, October, 1943.
S
t r e i t
, S
h a lom
,
Hebrew writer; b. Galicia, 1889; went to Palestine 1908; literary
critic; author of
A l Pene Hasifruth
, 2-vol. collection of critical essays and
Baaloth Hashahar\
d. Jerusalem, Palestine, June 1946.
Z
a l t zm a n
, S
o lom o n
,
publisher; b. Russia,
ca.
1872; went to Palestine 1919; pub-
lished Bialik’s poems in Russian translation, Jabotinsky’s work in Hebrew,
Haaretz
, Palestine daily; d. Tel-Aviv, Palestine, Dec. 1, 1946.