Schorr, Naphtali Mendel

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SCHORR, NAPHTALI MENDEL (1807–1883), pioneer Galician Hebrew journalist and short-story writer; brother of Joshua Heschel *Schorr.

His publications include a periodical entitled Ha-Ẓir (1858), a collection of short stories Har ha-Mor (1855–77), a Hebrew translation of Brahmanische Weisheit ("Indian parables") under the title Masat Nefesh (1867), and a new edition of Beḥinat ha-Olam by *Jedaiah ha-Penini with his own commentary (1885). His contributions to newpapers and periodicals were usually signed I.L.R. (Heb. ילר), the last letters of his names.


N.M. Gelber, in: Arim ve-Immahot be-Yisrael, 6 (1955), 218–9.

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