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Morris Nobleman Dead at 90

Moshe (Morris) Nobleman, a Yiddish writer and Hebrew teacher, has died here at the age of 90. Born in Troyanov in the Ukraine, he wrote for various periodicals in Russia and Poland. After coming to Canada in 1926, he taught in Talmud Torahs and Hebrew schools in Niagara Falls (Ontario), Toronto and Edmonton (Alberta).

Nobleman contributed short stories and articles to the Hebrew Journal and Kanader Neies (Canadian News) of Toronto, the Kanader Adler (Canadian Eagle) of Montreal, Dos Yiddish Vort (The Yiddish Word) of Winnipeg, as well as to the Tog-Morgen Journal (Day-Morning Journal) and the Jewish Daily Forward, both of New York City. From time to time he contributed articles in Hebrew to Hadoar, published in New York.

In 1945 he received a prize from the Morgen Journal for his story, “The Martyrs of Troyanov,” describing the pogrom in Zhitomir in 1905. He was the Yiddish editor of the Baycrest (Jewish) Center for Geriatric Care where he had resided for the past 13 years.

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