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ALDERMAN ---- NECROLOGY FOR 1948 AND 1949
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nar, Berlin; went to England 1940; author of numerous scholarly works, esp.
on the Karai tes, incl.
Texte und Untersuchungen aus dem Gebiete des kartiischen
Ehegesetzes
,
Das Kartiertum: JVesen
,
Entstehung und Entwicklung
,
Kommentar
zu Ruth des Kartiers Salmon ben Jerucham\
ed.
Hakedem,
Hebrew and German
quarterly in St. Petersburg; ed.
Yevreiskaya Entsiklopedia
, Russian Jewish
encyclopedia; mem. ed. staff
Encyclopaedia Judaica
, to which he contributed
articles on Karai tes and bibliography; d. London, England, March 28, 1949.
R
a b i n o w i t z
, J
a c o b
,
Hebrew author, journalist; b. Volkovisk, Poland, Nov. 1875;
went to Palestine 1910; author of
Be'ein Shoresh
,
Or Vaed, Stav
(verse),
Nedudei Amasai Hashomer, Neve-Kayitz, Hasagot
(collected articles),
Bemot
Amim\
co-founder and ed.
Hedim\
contributor of articles, stories, and sketches
to
Hapoel Hatzair, Hatekufah, Davar
, and other Palestinian and foreign
publications; translator of works by Selma Lagerlof, Dmitri Merezhkovski,
H. J. Bang, Gustave Flaubert into Hebrew; d. Jerusalem, Palestine, April 4,
1948.
S
m i l a n s k y
,
Meir (M.
Siko, pseud.), Hebrew author; b. Tolpino, Russia, March 5,
1876; brother of Moshe Smilansky; blind since 1915; went to Palestine 1921;
frequent contributor of short stories to periodicals and anthologies in Palestine
and abroad; author of collections of stories, incl.
Kovetz Sipurim, Even Tiz’ak\
d. Tel Aviv, Israel, Oct. 4, 1949.
V
i l k a n s k i
, M
e i r
(Elazari), Hebrew author; b. Eishishok, Russia, 1882; went to
Palestine 1905; wrote stories and sketches of the beginnings of the Second
Aliyah for the Hebrew press; author of
Safrut Yehudei Eretz Yisrael Bishnot
Hamilhamah
,
Sipurim Mehayei Haaretz
,
Bimei Haaliyah
,
Baheder\
translator
of Goethe’s
Die Leiden des jungen Werthers
and
Dichtung und JVahrheit
into
Hebrew; d. Kfar Vitkin, Israel, Oct. 10, 1949.
V
i s o t z k i
, A
b r a h a m
,
dentist, author; b. Kiev province, Russia, Nov. 2, 1883;
went to Palestine 1920; author of novels and plays on life of Jews in Russia
and Palestine, incl.
Tel Aviv
,
Lehava Yeroka, Hapeh\
contributor to
Haaretz
,
Gilyonot, Zukunft
, and other periodicals; d. Tel Aviv, Israel, March 7, 1949.
Z
o l l s c h a n
, I
g n a z
,
physician, anthropologist; b. Erlach, Austria, May 29, 1877;
lived in Czechoslovakia until World War I I , thereafter in England; guest
lecturer Dropsie Coll. (Philadelphia), Hebrew Univ. (Jerusalem); author of
books and studies on racialism and Jewish nationalism, incl.
Das Rassen-
problem unter besonderer Beriicksichtigung der theoretischen Grundlagen der
jiidischen Rassenfrage
,
Jewish Questions
(lectures),
Revision des jiidischen
Nationalismusy Krise und SezessionsgeJahr im Zionismus
,
The Significance of
the Racial Factor
,
Racialism against Civilization
,
Revaluation of Jewish Nation-
alism;
d. London, England, Dec. 25, 1948.