Gerchunoff, Alberto

   Argentine writer. Gerchunoff grew up in Moisés Ville, one of the Jewish agricultural colonies founded in the Argentine by Baron Maurice de HIRSCH through the Jewish colonization association, the lCA. He entered journalism in Buenos Aires and served for forty years on the staff of the leading daily, La Naçion, becoming its editor in chief. His literary works made him one of the best-known Spanish writers in Latin America and he was the founder and president of the Argentine Writers’ Association. In Los Gauchos Judios (1910; The Jewish Gauchos of the Pampas, 1955) he drew on his own childhood recollections.
   After the rise of HITLER he became a keen Zionist, and was active in rallying support for Jewish statehood among the national leaders and intellectuals of Latin America.

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  • GERCHUNOFF, ALBERTO — (1884–1950), Argentine author, essayist, and journalist born in Proskurov, Russia. Gerchunoff arrived in Argentina as a child when his father became a pioneer settler of Moisés Ville, one of the JCA agricultural colonies financed by baron maurice …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Gerchunoff, Alberto — (1884 1950)    Argentine journalist and writer. He was born in Russia and was taken to Argentina as a child. In 1908 he joined the staff of the daily La nation with which he was associated for over 40 years. His The Jewish Gauchos of the Pampas… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Alberto Gerchunoff — Nombre completo Alberto Gerchunoff Nacimiento 1 de enero de 1883 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Alberto Gerchunoff — (* 1. Januar 1883 in Proskurow (Russisches Kaiserreich); † 2. März 1950 in Buenos Aires) war ein argentinischer Journalist und Schriftsteller russischer Herkunft …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alberto Gerchunoff — (January 1 1883 ndash;March 2 1949), was an Argentine writer born in Russia. His family emigrated in 1889 to the agricultural colony of Rajil, founded by philanthropist Baron Maurice de Hirsch as a haven for Jews fleeing the pogroms of Europe.… …   Wikipedia

  • Alberto Gerchunoff — (*Proskurov, Rusia, 1 de enero de 1883 Buenos Aires, 2 de marzo de 1950) fue un escritor y periodista argentino. Su familia emigró en 1889, instalándose en la colonia agrícola de Rajil (cerca de Villaguay, Entre Ríos, fundada por el filántropo… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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