Yosef Rotenberg Dead at 85
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Yosef Rotenberg Dead at 85

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Yosef Rotenberg, a veteran of the Bund in Poland and a well known writer and educator and a teacher in many Jewish schools in his native country before World War II, has died here at the age of 85. Rotenberg came to Mexico after the war as a refugee from Shanghai where he worked during the war as an editor of a Jewish newspaper and as a contributor to Jewish Socialist publications. In Mexico City he helped found the I.L. Peretz day school and taught at the local Jewish-Hebrew Teachers Seminary at the Ashkenazic Kehilla Nidche Israel.

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