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(1850-1911) Russian rabbi, poet and author, in US 1880-1910, then UK. His first collection, In the Pale: Stories and Legends of the Russian Jews (coll 1897),adheres to its titular remit; his second, The Weird Orient: Nine Mystical Tales (coll 1900), includes a Wandering Jew story, "The Doom of Al Zameri", and "The Gods in Exile" pictures the Gods of Olympus in a Lost World. [JC]
born Choinick, near Minsk, Russia: 2 January 1850
died Edmonton, Middlesex: [now London]: April 1911
- In the Pale: Stories and Legends of the Russian Jews (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1897) [coll: hb/]
- The Weird Orient: Nine Mystical Tales (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Henry T Coates and Company, 1900) [coll: illus/hb/William Sherman Potts]
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