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