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ALDERMAN — NECROLOGY FOR 1948 AND 1949
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B
erlin
, M
eyer
(Meir Bar-Ilan), rabbi, Talmudist, Mizrachi leader; b. Volozhin,
Russia, April 10, 1880; founder, ed.
Ha-Ivri,
Mizrachi Hebrew weekly pub-
in Berlin, later in N. Y. City; came to U. S. 1913; founder, pres. Mizrachi
Org. of Am.; mem. exec. com. World Mizrachi Org., World Zionist Org.;
founder Mizrachi Teachers Inst.; pres. Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theol. Sem.;
went to Palestine 1923; founder, ed.
Hatzofeh
(Tel Aviv) since 1939; author of
Fun Volozhin bis Yerushalayim
(autobiography, 2 vols., in Yiddish and
Hebrew),
Bishvile Hatehiah
,
Raban shel Yisrael
; ed.
Talmudic Encyclopedia
;
contributor of articles on Talmudic subjects to various periodicals; d. Jeru-
salem, Israel, April 17, 1949.
B
ichovsky
, E
lisheva
Z
hirkova
(Elisheva, pseud.), Hebrew authoress, poetess;
b. Ryazan, Russia, Sept. 29, 1888, of Christ ian parents; studied Yiddish and
Hebrew; translated Hebrew poems into Russian; went to Palestine 1925;
married Hebrew writer Simon Bichovsky and adopted Jewish faith; author of
volumes of poetry, incl.
Kos Ketana, Haruzim;
of fiction, incl.
Simtaot, Sipurim;
of literary criticism, incl.
Meshorer Ve-Adam;
frequent contributor to Hebrew
periodicals in Palestine and abroad; d. Tiberias, Israel, March 28, 1949.
C
ohen
, A
lbert
pioneer in Jewish journalism in Turkey; b.
ca.
1887; founder,
ed. Ladino
La Boz de Tiirkiye
(Istanbul) , for many years the only Jewish
publication in Turkey; d. Istanbul, Turkey; reported July 1, 1949.
D
aiches
, S
amuel
,
rabbi, Talmudist, Assyriologist; b. Vilna, Poland, July 1, 1878;
went to England 1903; rabbi cong. Sunderland, 1905-07; lecturer in Bible
Exegesis, Talmud, Codes, Homiletics, Jews’ Coll., London, 1908-45; author
of numerous scholarly works, incl.
Jewish Codes and Codifiers, The Jews in
Babylonia in the Times of Ezra and Nehemiah
,
The Book of Job and the Baby-
Ionian Story of the Creation, Study of the Talmud in Spain, The Northern
Boundaries of Biblical Palestine, Aspects of Judaism, Studies in the Psalms',
contributor of articles to many periodcals; d. London, England, March 21,
1949.
G
oldstein
, A
lexander
,
journalist, Zionist leader; b. Minsk, Russia, Sept. 23,
1884; founder, ed.
Rassviet,
official Zionist organ in Russia; left Russia 1919,
later went to Palestine; a founder, dir. Keren Hayesod; author of
Among Jews
(in Russian) and numerous articles in press in Palestine and abroad in Hebrew,
Yiddish, English, Russian, and German; d. Tel Aviv, Israel, June 10, 1949.
G
oodman
, P
aul
,
historian, Zionist leader; b. Dorpat , Estonia, April 10, 1875;
went to England
ca.
1896; active in Zionist movement; a leader English Zionist
Fed. since 1910; sec. Spanish and Portuguese Cong., London; author of
The
Synagogue and the Church, A History of the Jews, Die Liebestatigkeit im Juden-
turn, Zionism and the Diaspora, Moses Montefiore, Theodor Herzl, Zionism in
England,
(joint author)
Think and Thank•,
ed. Anglo-Judaica dept, of
Universal
Jewish Encyclopedia
and
Jiidisches Lexikon;
ed.
The Jewish National Home
(.
1917-42
); ed.
Zionist Review
since 1920; contributor of numerous articles on
Zionist, theological, and historical subjects to the Jewish and general press;
d. London, England, Aug. 14, 1949.
H
eilikman
, T
obia
,
historian; b. Mogilev province, Russia,
ca.
1880; active in
Jewish labor movement; co-ed.
Nashe Slovo,
Bundist weekly in Vilna; mem. ed.
staff
Di Hofnung,
Bundist monthly in Moscow; author of
Di Geshichtefun der
Gezelshaftlecher Bavegungfun di Yidn in Poiln un in Rusland
(in Yiddish and
Russian), article on Jews in Russia for
Sovietskaya Entsiklopedia
; trans.
Jacob Gordin’s
Mirele Efros
and
Satan
into Russian; d. Moscow, U. S. S. R. ,
April 24, 1948.
J
affe
, L
eib
,
poet, journalist , Zionist leader; b. Grodno, Poland, 1876; active in
Zionist movement in Russia; ed.
Dos Yiddishe Folk
and
Haolam
in Vilna,
Yevreiskaya Zhizn
in Moscow; went to Palestine 1919; ed.
Haaretz
in Jerusalem;
author of poems in Yiddish, Russian, and Hebrew, incl.
Heimatsklangn, Ogni
na Vysotakh, Mime Haaviv,
translator of Hebrew and Yiddish poets into
Russian; Zionist poems appeared in English translation under title
I Sing
My Song of Zion;
d. (in explosion of Jewish Agency building), Jerusalem,
Palestine, March 11, 1948.
K
aplun
-K
ogan
, V
ladimir
W
olf
,
political economist;
b.
Yalta, Russia, March
3,
1888; associated with Comite fur den Osten in Berlin, Germany, during World
War I; econ. advisor and lecturer, Ost Europa Ins t i tut , Univ. of Breslau;