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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
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ed.
Neue judische Monatshejte,
Berlin, 1916-20; later went to Sweden; repre-
sentative Hebrew Univ. in Jerusalem for Nor thern Europe; author of
Die
Wanderbewegungen der Juden, Die Juden in Polen, Die judische Sprach- und
Kulturgemeinschajt in Polen, Die jiidischen Wanderungen in der neuen Zeit\
d. Stockholm, Sweden, March 5, 1948.
K
a r n i
, Y
e h u d a
(Volovelski), Hebrew poet, journalist; b. Pinsk, Russia, 1884;
active in Zionist movement in Russia; went to Palestine 1921; mem. ed. staff
Haaretz
, Tel Aviv Hebrew daily; author of
Shearim, Beshaarayich Moledet,
Yerushalayim
; many of his poems were translated into Russian, Yiddish,
German, English, and a number set to music by Engel, Achron, and other
composers; also translator of Mark Twa in’s
Huckleberry Finn
into Hebrew;
d. Tel Aviv, Israel, Jan. 3, 1949.
K
l a t z k i n
, J
a c o b
,
philosopher, author, editor; b. Kartuz-Bereza, Poland, March 10,
1882; active in Zionist movement in Germany and Switzerland; ed.
Die Welt
and
Bulletin Ju if
in Switzerland; founder pub. house A1 Hamishmar in Lau-
sanne; ed. (with Nahum Goldmann)
Freie zionistische Blatter
in Heidelberg,
Germany; co-founder Eschkol Verlag in Berlin; chief ed.
Encyclopaedia Judaica,
of which 10 vols. appeared; left Germany 1933 for Switzerland; came to
U. S. 1941; lecturer Coll. of Jewish Studies, Chicago, 111.; author of numerous
writings on philosophical, religious, and Jewish national subjects in German
and Hebrew, incl.
Pirhe Aviv, Das Problem der Bewegung, Probleme des modernen
Judentums
(2d ed.,
Krisis und Entscheidung
),
Tehumim, Keraim, Zutot,
Shekiat Hahayim, Mishnat Rishonim,
(with M. Zobel)
Thesaurus Philosophicus
Linguae Hebraicae
(4 vols.),
Die Judenfrage der Gegenwart, Der Erkenntnis-
trieb als Lebens- und Todesprinzip, In Praise of Wisdom
(English translation
of reflections and aphorisms); translator of Spinoza’s
Ethics
into Hebrew;
d. Vevey, Switzerland, March 26, 1948.
K
l e i n m a n
, M
o s h e
,
Hebrew and Yiddish author, editor; b. near Mezhibozh,
Russia, Oct. 7, 1871; active in Zionist movement; ed.
Togblat
(Lemberg),
Gut Morgen, Unzer Leben, Haam, Yiddishe Shtime\
went to Germany 1920;
ed.
Rimon, Milgroim,
in Berlin; ed.
Haolam,
organ of World Zionist Org., in
Berlin and London, 1923-36, since then in Jerusalem; founder,
Tekufatenu\
author of
Behitorer Am, Demuyot Vekomot, Leam Bagolah, Bein Lehavot\
monographs on Herzl and Weizmann, numerous essays and articles on Zionism
and Hebrew culture; ed.
Entsiklopediah Lezionut\
d. Jerusalem, Israel, Nov. 29,
1948.
K
r a u s s
, S
a m u e l
,
historian, scholar; b. Ukk, Hungary, Feb. 18, 1866; prof. Israel -
tisch-Theologische Lehranstalt , Vienna, 1906-38; went to England 1938; one
of the most prolific Jewish scholars (bibliography pub. in 1937 listed 1500
entries); author of books, incl.
Griechische und lateinische Lehnwdrter im
Talmud, Midrasch und Targum
(2 vols.),
Das Leben Jesu nach jiidischen
Quellen, Commentary to Isaiah
(in Hebrew),
Talmudische Archaologie
(3 vols.),
Synagogale Altertumer, Antoninus und Rabbi, Studien zur byzantinisch-jiidischen
Geschichte, Vier Jahrtausende jiidischen Palastinas, Die Wiener Geserah,
Geschichte der jiidischen Arzte,
(with L. Feuchtwanger)
Moses ben Maimon
;
contributor o f articles to the
Jewish Encyclopedia, Encyclopaedia Judaica,
and to innumerable learned publications; d. Cambridge, England, June 4,
1948.
K
u s h n i r o v
, A
a r o n
,
Yiddish poet, dramatis t; b. Boyarka, Russia, 1892; con-
tributed poems to numerous anthologies and journals in Soviet Russia and
abroad, incl.
Shtrom, Shtern, Ernes, Oktiabr;
author of books of poetry, incl.
Vent, Kinder fun ein Folk, Broiz\
of dramas, incl.
Hirsh Lekert, Der Urteil
Kumt, Folk
; also translator of Russian books into Yiddish; d. Moscow, U.S.S.R.,
1 9 4 9 -
L
u f b a n
, I
s a a c
,
journalist , editor; b. Dembitz, Poland, Aug. 6, 1889; went to
Palestine 1909; a founder, mem. exec. bd. His tadru t , General Labor Federa-
tiom; mem. ed. staff
Hatzevi;
ed.
Hapoel Hatzair
since 1923; correspondent
and contributor Yiddish press abroad; d. Tel Aviv, Israel, Sept . 10, 1948.
M
a r k o n
, I
s a a c
Dov
B
e r
,
Orientalist, scholar; b. Rybinsk, Russia, Jan. 27, 1875;
librarian Imperial Library, St. Petersburg; prof. Academy of Oriental Lore
and Univs. of Leningrad and Minsk; went to Germany 1926; chief l ibrarian,
Deutsch-Israelit ische Gemeindebibliothek, Hamburg; lecturer, Rabbiner Semi­