Loshen un Leben (Language and Life), edited by A. N. Stencl, January 1947.

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 (Language and Life), edited by A. N. Stencl, January 1947.

Yerushalayim (Jerusalem) by Avrom Nochum Stencl, Yiddish, London 1948

A. N. Stencl (pronounced Shtentsel) was known in his later years as the Yiddish poet of Whitechapel.  He was born in Czelad, in Poland, in 1897, and had a traditional orthodox education, learning at the Yeshiva at Sosnoviec, where his brother, Shlomo Stencl was Rabbi.  In 1921 he emigrated to Germany, where he mixed in … Continue reading Yerushalayim (Jerusalem) by Avrom Nochum Stencl, Yiddish, London 1948