Ravnitzky, Yehoshua Hana

(1859-1944)
   Palestinian Hebrew and Yiddish author and editor. He was born in Odessa. He became a member of a group of Hovevei Zion and was one of the founders of Bene Mosheh. In 1899 he was appointed editor of the Yiddish periodical Der Yid, and later was a co-founder of the publishing house Moriah. In 1922 he emigrated to Palestine, where he helped to establish the Devir publishing house. Together with Hayyim Nahman Bialik, he published the Sepher Aggadah.

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