Micha Josef Berdyczewski, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Micha Josef Berdyczewski

Ukrainian Jewish writer

Date of Birth: 07-Aug-1865

Place of Birth: Medzhybizh, Khmelnytsky Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 18-Nov-1921

Profession: writer, journalist, philosopher

Zodiac Sign: Leo


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About Micha Josef Berdyczewski

  • Micha Josef Berdyczewski (Hebrew: ???? ???? ?????'????), or Mikhah Yosef Bin-Gorion (August 7, 1865 – November 18, 1921) (surname also written Berdichevsky), was a Little Russian-born writer of Hebrew, a journalist, and a scholar.
  • He appealed for the Jews to change their way of thinking, freeing themselves from dogmas ruling the Jewish religion, tradition and history, but is also known for his work with pre-modern Jewish myths and legends.
  • He wrote in Hebrew, Yiddish and German and has been described as "the first Hebrew writer living in Berlin to be revered in the world of German letters".

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