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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
106
B
loch
, J
e a n
- R
ic h a r d
,
author; b. France, 1884; author o f novels, incl.
Levy
et
Compagnie
, of 5 vols. o f essays, incl.
Destin du siecle
,
Naissance d ’une Culture
;
plays, travel works; a founder 1937, dir.,
Ce Soiry
Paris, communist newspaper;
d. Paris, France, Mar. 15, 1947.
G
i n z b u r g
, P
e s a c h
,
Hebrew poet, Palestine; b.
ca.
1894; translator into Hebrew
of modern European lit., incl. Ibsen’s
Oyev Ha-am
, J.
P .
Jacobsen’s
N ils Linne
(Niels Lynne), Tagore’s
Ha bait JVeha-Olam\
ed.
Haaretz;
d. Tel Aviv, Pales-
tine, Jan. 28, 1947.
L
a c h o v e r
, F
i s h e l
,
author, critic, historian o f Hebrew literature; b. Poland, 1883;
went to Palestine 1927; author of
B'nei ha-Dor, Mehkarim ve-Nissyonoth
,
Toldoth Ha-Si/ruth Ha-Ivrith Ha-Hadasha
(4 vols.),
Rishonim Ve-Aharonim
(2 vols.); ed. condensed Hebrew version o f Graetz’s History o f the Jews,
selected works of Max Nordau, collected works of Berditchevsky and Frish-
man; ed.
Moznayim
,
Keneseth. Sofere Eretz Yisrael
; d. Jerusalem, Palestine,
Feb. 24, 1947.
L
a n d a
, M
y e r
J
a c k
,
journalist, author; b. Leeds, England, Mar. 10, 1874; author
of
The Alien Problem
,
The Jew in Drama
,
Palestine As I t Is ,
and novels and
dramas; d. London, England, May 30, 1947.
O
st r o v sk y
, M
o sh e
,
rabbi, teacher; b. Russia, September 1886; went to Palestine
1898; rabbi, teacher, Petah Tikvah and Jerusalem; Mizrachi leader, author o f
Hamidot She-Hatora Nidreshet-Bahen, Mavo La-Talmud
,
Irgun Ha-Yishuv Be-
Eretz Yisrael
,
Toldot ha-Mizrahi
,
Shevet Ba-Aretz
,
Megilat Kenesset Yisrael
;
mem. Exec. Vaad Leumi; d. Jerusalem, Palestine, June 16, 1947.
R
o s e n b a u m
, M
o r r i s
,
rabbi; b. England, 1871; minister, secy, 1905-35, emeritus
since 1935, Borough Syn. London; authority on Anglo-Jewish genealogy,
history; author of
Masonic Lectures',
co-ed. of English translation o f the
Pentateuch with Rashi’s Commentary (5 vols.); lecturer; archivist; d. London,
England, Jan. 27, 1947.
R
o t b l um
, D
a v id
,
Hebrew author, journalist, b. Galicia, 1876; went to Palestine
1940; contributor to
Hamaggid, Die Welt
in Vienna, and several Hebrew
publications; translator into Hebrew of Lehmann’s
Rabbi Akiba\
author of
German short stories collected under title
Golus
1904; d. Tel Aviv, Palestine,
Apr. 28, 1947.
S
c h a p ir o
, D
a v id
,
Hebrew scholar; b.
ca.
1863; authority on Jewish rites and
ceremonies; author of
Medicine and the Talmud
; translator; d. Paris, France,
April 1947.
S
c iu t o
, L
u c ie n
,
founder, editor,
L ’Aurore,
French Jewish periodical, Cairo; d.
Cairo, Egypt; reported Mar. 21, 1947.
S
t e in b e r g
, J
a c o b
,
Hebrew and Yiddish author; b. Ukraine, Sept. 1, 1887; went
to Palestine 1914; author of several vols. of collected poems,
Shirim
,
Sefer
Ha-Satiroth, Sefer Ha-Bediduth\
of 2 vols. of short stories,
Sippurim
; o f essays,
Reshimoth, Demuyoth Ve-Hezyonoth;
of drama
Die Mutter, Gezamelte Shri f teny
an epic poem
Russland
; translator into Hebrew of Alphonse Daudet’s
Lettres
de mon Moulin\
contributor to
Hapoel Hatzair
and
Davar
, Palestine; d. Tel
Aviv, Palestine, June 22, 1947.
Yaziv, Itzhak (Isaac Spiegelmann), editor; b. Poland, 1890; went to Palestine
1910; a founder, editor,
Davar
; Palestine correspondent for
Forward
, New
York; d. Tel Aviv, Palestine, May 26, 1947.
Z
a r c h i
, I
s r a e l
,
author; b. Poland,
ca.
1909; went to Palestine 1922; author
o f
A Land That Was Not Sown
which won David Yellin award; d. Jerusalem,
Palestine, July 22, 1947.