Silberschlag, Eisig

(1903-88)
   American Hebrew poet and critic. He grew up in Metri, Galicia. After emigrating to the US, he became professor in Hebrew literature at the Hebrew Teachers College in Boston. He published poetry, wrote critical studies in Hebrew and English, and translated Greek classics.

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