Feierberg, Mordecai Ze'ev

(1874-99)
   Russian Hebrew author. He wrote essays and lyrical novels. In his novels he expressed the plight of eastern European youth at the end of the 19th century, who were disillusioned with the Haskalah movement but were unable to accept traditional Judaism.

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