Abraham Frumkin, Yiddish author and journalist, who was a leader of the anarchist movement in his youth, died today at the age of 67 after a long illness. He was being taken from his home in Seagate to a hospital when he died. Funeral services will be held May 1.
He was born in Jerusalem, where he received his early education. In 1896 he went to Europe, working for anarchist publications in London and Paris. Between 1899 and 1904 he lived in New York and later returned to the United States to settle. In addition to his journalistic activities, he published a biography of Baal Shem-Tov and Yiddish translations of works by Chekov, Gorki, Ibsen, Knut Hamsen, Hauptmann, Oscar Wilde, Israel Zangwill and others.
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