Abramowitsch, Shalom Jacob (Sephorim, Mendel Mocher)
- (1836-1917)Russian Hebrew and Yiddish author. He was born in Belorussia. With Hayyim Nahman Bialik and Yehoshua Hana Ravnitzky, he translated the Pentateuch into Yiddish; he also wrote short stories. He is the father of prose liter-ature in Hebrew and Yiddish.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.