Joseph Opatoshu, from
Joseph Opatoshu (יוסף אָפּאַטאָשו in Yiddish, Polish: ), (1886–1954) was a Józef Opatoszu Polish-born Yiddish novelist and short story writer.
Biography [ edit ]
Opatoshu was born in 1886 as
Yosef Meir Opatowski to a Hasidic family, in Mława, Congress Poland.
His father was a
Jewish , who sent Yosef to best Polish schools in the country. At the age of 19 he went to study Maskil engineering in Nancy, France. However, privation sent him to the USA in 1907, where he settled in New York City, where his name became Joseph Opatovsky, and he later took the professional name of Joseph Opatoshu.
1914 From the New York Ghetto
1914 Di naye heym
1918 Alone: Romance of a Forest-Girl
1921 In Polish Woods
אין פּוילישע וועלדער, 1921; translated to English from the Yiddish by Isaac Goldberg: In Polish woods, The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1938 1926 1863
ראָמאַן פֿון א פֿערד־גנבֿ, 1917; Romance of a Horsethief The last revolt, the story of
Rabbi Akiba; translated from the Yiddish by Moshe Spiegel, The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1952
אַ טאָג אין רעגעסבורג, Di Goldene Pave Paris 1955; translated to English from the Yiddish by Jacob Sloan: A day in Regensburg; short stories, The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1968 The Dancer
A Day in Regensburg, a writing about Jewish German Life in the sixteenth century
Bar-Kokhba (1953), a Hebrew novel
A Movie [ edit ]
References and external links [ edit ]
The Hebrew catalog
list. The English catalog
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