b) Poets, Writers, Scholars, public figures (cont.)
Student of Hanaziv (made his studies two years before the Yeshiva was closed, 1891-1892). Born in 5635 Sivan 13th (16.6.1875), in Grodno. Devoted Zionist, he was chosen to lead the Keren Hakayemet Organization since it was founded (thirty years). Yoffe found died at the national institutions explosion in Jerusalem (5718 Adar 30th (11.3.1948). In his memories book From the Spring Days a chapter is dedicated to his Yeshiva-years in Volozhin. He wrote there also about his lodging in Peretz the coachman's house. - For article, see Table of contents, code 22.07.
Harkabi, Avraham Eliyahu
Researcher & writer
Student of Rabbi Eliezer Isak Fried and Hanaziv. Born in 5600 Heshvan 22nd (30.10.1839), in Novogrudok (Minsk region). He made important researches in Israel ancient literature. He was educated in Volozhin. Among his books he wrote: Memories to the first and to the last ones and The Jews and the Slavic languages. Died in 5679 Adar 2nd (15.3.1919) in Petersburg.
Bibliograph & researcher
Rivkind was Rabbi Raphael Shapiro's student. Born in 5655 Adar 21st (17.3.1895), in Lodzh. He dedicated most of his time to research the Volozhin Yeshiva history. Died in 5728 Shevat 20th (19.2.1968), in New York. Was brought to rest in Tel-Aviv on the Nahlat Itskhak cemetery. - For article, see Table of contents, code 22.16.
Founder of The Bar-Ilan Yeshiva
P. Hurgin was Rabbi Raphael Shapiro's student. Born in 5655 Heshvan 26th (25.11.1894), in Host (close to Pinsk). He studied for four years in Volozhin. Founded the BarIlan University (on the name of Meir Bar Ilan Berlin, Hanaziv's son) in Ramat Gan and served as its first president. Researches on the Second Temple's Time is well known among his books. Died in 5718 Kislev 4th (28.11.1957), in New York.
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