b) Poets, Writers, Scholars, public figures
Bialik, Haim Nahman
Modern Hebrew most prominent Poet
Hanaziv's great Student. (Hanaziv was proud showing Bialik's letter to his guests. He said: look, what Hebrew they write in Volozhin Yeshiva). Born in 5643 Tevet 10th (11.1.1873), in Rady (Volyn'). Bialik's poetry was highly influenced by Volozhin. Hamatmid is entirely Volozhin. In his poem The Scroll of Fire Hanaziv is described as The Old Man from Judea. The Yeshiva with the Students Bialik described in the words And I saw the Temple, with the splendor of its Scholars and priests. Volozhin also influences many other Bialik's works. Died in 5694 Tamuz 21st (4.7.1934), in Vienna.- For article, see Table of contents, code 4.03.
Publicist and writer
Hanaziv's Student. Born in 5620 on Elul 19 (16.9.1860), in Luban (Minsk Region). Epstein contributed very much to the Volozhin Yeshiva study in his essay The forgotten Jubilee, published in Hatzfira magazin, in 5663 (1903). Died in 5697, on Kislev 7 (21.11.1936), in Ramat Gan.
Droyanov, Alter Asher
Writer & publicist
Student of Hanaziv. Born in 5650, Tamuz 7th (6.7.1870), in Droya (Vilna region). In his book Scripts on the Hovvey Zion movement history, is found material about the movement in Volozhin. Died in 5698 Iyar 17th (10.5.1938) in Tel Aviv - For article, see Table of contents, code 4.05
Berditshevski, Miha Yosef
Hanaziv's Student. Was born in 5625 Av 27th (19.8.1865), in Mezibozh (Podolye). Berdichevski contributed to the Volozhin Etz Hayim Yeshiva study in his excellent articles: a) The Volozhin Tree of Life-Yeshiva's history, published in Haassif, 5647 (1887) b) The world of Noblesse, published in Hakerem 5648 (1888), c) A bundle of letters from Volozhin, published in Hameylitz. Died in 5682 Heshvan 17th (18.11.1921), in Berlin.
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