Ben-Ammi (Rabinowicz, Mordecai)

(1854-1932)
   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.

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  • 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

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