Steinberg, Judah

   Bessarabian writer and educator. He was born in Lipkany. His early works include a writing manual, a book of proverbs and a children's storybook. In 1897 he became a teacher in Leovo, Moldavia, and later settled in Odessa, where he was the correspondent of the New York daily Di warheit. He published textbooks, children's stories, feuilletons and fables. A number of his stories deal with Hasidic life.

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