- (1898-1973)Israeli writer. He was born in Zidorovichi and in his youth moved from one Russian city to another. During and after the Russian Revolution, he worked on the Hebrew daily Ha-Am in Moscow. In 1921 he went to Constantinople, and then lived in Paris and Berlin. He emigrated to Palestine in 1931 and settled in Jerusalem. In his novels he depicted Jewish life in various countries.
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