Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1969
 

Moshe-Eliezer Belinson (Beilinson)


Born circa 1835 in Odessa, Ukraine.

In 1855 he planned to issue a Hebrew newspaper for the Russian Jews, afterwards producing four volumes of his  [collection=zmlheften] "Eli hds". He maintained a printing shop in Odessa, and in the end became the director of the first Yiddish newspaper in Russia "Kol mbshr", in which he also published articles.

Beyond a range of works in Hebrew, B. also translated into Yiddish: "Gburut yehudah maccabi" or "Ns khnukhh" (Hanukkah play) -- a drama in five acts by Longfellow, according to the Russian translation (Odessa 1882), M. Kh. Lutsatas "Lishrim thlh" (that may have been continued in (handwritten) and issued after other Yiddish works.

Z. Reyzen -- "Lexicon of Yiddish Literature", Vol. I, pp. 328-30.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 192.
 

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