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Abraham Shalom Friedberg

Grodno ,6 Nov,1838 - Warsaw , 21 March 1902.

Abraham Shalom Friedberg "Har Shalom" which was a Russian Hebraist, born in Grodno 6 Nov,1838 died in Warsaw in 21 March 1902. In 1883 he became the editor of "Ha-Zefira" and later the editor of "Ha-Meliz", He settled in Warsaw in 1888 and became the editor of the Hebrew encyclopedia "Eshkol". In the same year he became government censor of Hebrew books in Warsaw. He wrote the books: "Emek Haarazim" 1875 (Vale of cedars) "Kneset Israel" 1886,many translations and in 1893 "Korot Hayehudim Be- Sefarad" a history of jews in Spain. His master work was "Zichronot Le Beit David" 3 vols 1893-1895 His last work was "Hatora Ve Ha'Haim" (Tora and

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