Linetzki, Isaac Joel

   Ukrainian Yiddish author. He was born in Podolia. Living in Odessa, he became a spokesman for the radical wing of the Haskalah. He published various works including Dos poylische yingel, which criticized Jewish life and satirized the Hasidim.

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  • GOLDFADEN, ABRAHAM — (Avrom Goldfodem; 1840–1908), Yiddish poet, dramatist, and composer, founder of the modern Yiddish theater (see Theater, Yiddish ). Born into a watchmaker s family in Staro Konstantinov, Ukraine, he received not only a thorough Hebrew education… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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