Avrom Nochem Stencl came to London in 1936. He was born in Poland, into a rabbinical family, and had lived in Germany for some years, where he was a published author. His first volume of poetry in London was published in 1937. I have previously written about his book Yerushalayim, a book of songs, ballads … Continue reading Loshen un Leben, for November 1946 (75 years ago), edited by A. N. Stencl, London.
This anthology, a book of 232 pages, printed by the Narod Press in Whitechapel, was edited by Avrum Nochem Stencl, the Yiddish poet and writer, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the modern settlement of Jews in Britain. Avrum Nochum Stencl (pronounced Shtentsel) was known in his later years as the Yiddish poet of Whitechapel. … Continue reading Tercentenary Almanac – Loshen un Leben, in Yiddish, edited by A. N. Stencl, London 1956.
The Yiddish writer and poet, Moysheh Oyved's real name was Edward Good. He had a fine jewellery and antiques shop near the British Museum. You can read more about his life and see some of his writing in Yiddish here. This little book was his first published work. It was originally printed in Yiddish by … Continue reading Out of Chaos, by Moysheh Oyved, London, 1918 (first published in Yiddish 1917).
Moysheh Oyved was the pseudonym of Edward Good, born Moshe Gudak in 1885 in Skampe (Skape), Vlotsavek District, Poland. His father was a Chazan (Cantor) and Schochet (Slaughterer) near Torun (Thorn) near the German border. In 1908 he opened a jewellery ship in London which prospered and became known as "Cameo Corner" near the British … Continue reading In Zchus Fun Di Teg (For the Sake of the Days), Moysheh Oyved, London 1946