Rosenberg, Abraham Ḥayyim
ROSENBERG, ABRAHAM ḤAYYIM
ROSENBERG, ABRAHAM ḤAYYIM (1838–1928), Hebrew writer. Born in Russia, he wrote articles for the Hebrew and Yiddish press. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1891, and operated a Hebrew printing shop.
Rosenberg's main achievement was the biblical encyclopedia in ten volumes, Oẓar ha-Shemot (1898–1922). For a brief period of time, in 1897, he coedited (with A.M. Radin) the Hebrew monthly Ner ha-Ma'aravi, and between 1900 and 1902 Ha-Modi'a le-Ḥodashim, a Hebrew monthly (first together with H. Rosenthal, and in 1902 alone).
Kressel, Leksikon, 2 (1967), 841.