Yaknehaz (Goldberg, Isaiah N.)

   Lithuanian and Yiddish author. He was a teacher in Lithuania from 1880, and served as permanent assistant on the Hebrew newspaper Ha-Melitz. He wrote stories and sketches for the Hebrew and Yiddish press.

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  • YAKNEHAZ — (pseudonym of Isaiah Nissan Hakohen Goldberg; 1858–1927), Yiddish and Hebrew writer. Born in a village near Minsk, Yaknehaz began, in 1878, writing Yiddish and Hebrew literary essays which aroused great interest. A decade later, sholem aleichem… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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