Abramowitsch, Shalom Jacob (Sephorim, Mendel Mocher)

   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.

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