Abraham Regelson

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Birthday
19, 1896
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Aug 1981
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
19, 1896
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Aug 1981

About

Hebrew author who was awarded the prestigious Brenner Prize, The Bialik Prize for Literature, and The Neuman Prize. He was also a columnist for the Al Ha-Mishmar newspaper and an editor for the Am Oved publishing company.

Before Fame

He immigrated to The United States at age nine and spent much of his childhood on the Lower East Side of New York.

Trivia

He was largely self-taught and never finished his formal education.

Family Life

He was the son of Yehuda Zeev Regelson and Rashel Ozick. With his wife, singer Chaya Rosen, he had several children.

Associated With

He translated Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic novel, The Scarlet Letter, into Hebrew.