Ben-Ammi (Rabinowicz, Mordecai)

   Russian author. He became a maskil and organized Jewish defence in Odessa. He emigrated to Geneva and later settled in Palestine. His stories portray traditional Jewish life.

Dictionary of Jewish Biography. .

Look at other dictionaries:

  • BEN-AMMI (Rabinowicz), MORDECAI — (1854–1932), author and journalist writing in Russian. A traditional Jewish education and the harsh circumstances of his life after he lost his father at a young age are reflected in his stories. At Odessa he attended a yeshivah where the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.