Moishe Rabbeinu – Moses, by Morris Myer, (Yiddish), London 1943.

Following his previous book in 1942 on the Baal Shem Tov, Morris Myer wrote and published this book - Moses, Liberator, Leader, Law-giver and his fight for life, in 1943.  Perhaps, in his title he also had the wartime leader, Winston Churchill in mind, and he included Winston Churchill writing about  Moses, scanned below. More … Continue reading Moishe Rabbeinu – Moses, by Morris Myer, (Yiddish), London 1943.

London Lyrics by A. N. Stencl, London, 1940 (Yiddish).

Avrom Nochem Stencl came to London in 1936.  He was born in Czeladz, near Sosnoviec, Poland, in 1897.  His family was rabbinical, and he had lived in Germany for some years, where he was a published author.  His first volume of poetry in London was published in 1937.  Stencil was an amazingly prolific poet.  I … Continue reading London Lyrics by A. N. Stencl, London, 1940 (Yiddish).

Reb Yisroel Baal Shem Tov by Morris Myer, London 1942.

This interesting 200+ page paperback book contains historical facts, stories and legends about the founder of Chassidism, Rabbi Israel, known as the Baal Shem Tov or Besht.  The author, Morris Myer was born in Romania in 1879.  He came to London in 1902 and worked as a journalist. He was known as a writer, an … Continue reading Reb Yisroel Baal Shem Tov by Morris Myer, London 1942.

Der Bloyer Foygel – דער בלאיער פויגעל -(The Blue Bird), by Maurice Maeterlinck, translated into Yiddish by Morris Myer, London 1910.

L'Oiseau Blue - The Blue Bird was a play by the Belgian poet and playwright, Maurice Maeterlinck, first produced in 1908.  This edition is a  translation into Yiddish by Morris Myer. It was published in 1910 by English Yidisher Ferlag in London and printed by Israel Narodiczky in Whitechapel. Morris Myer was born in Romania … Continue reading Der Bloyer Foygel – דער בלאיער פויגעל -(The Blue Bird), by Maurice Maeterlinck, translated into Yiddish by Morris Myer, London 1910.

Di Zeit – Yiddish Daily Newspaper, London, 1949 – Advertisements and Classified

I have a number of copies of Di Zeit (pronounced Di Tsayt), The Jewish Times, London's daily Yiddish newspaper, in my collection. Di Zeit was founded in 1913 by Morris Myer, an immigrant from Roumania. Originally it was a newspaper for the Jewish working class, then it became a supporter of Zionism and the Poalei … Continue reading Di Zeit – Yiddish Daily Newspaper, London, 1949 – Advertisements and Classified