romantic, when a
drain/drive [drang] was heard nokh
Yiddish experience, and the soul itirhdikeyt
was so strongly felt."
E. was a member of the
General Executive [Board] of the Jewish National
Worker's Union, and for eighteen years the secretary
of the Worker's Department with the Jewish National
Fund, which he at first withdrew from in the last
months, due to his illness.
E. helped found the
Jewish Culture Congress.
In his great love of
Yiddish culture, he turned his heart off in the work
of Yiddish art theatre, and was for a season the
main manager of the theatre. He was (together with
David Pinski, H. Leivick, Peretz Hirshbein and Mendl
Elkin) a co-founder of the art theatre, "Unzer
Theatre." Also later, already being an employee in
the National Fund, er fort opgerisn from his
time, and assisted much when Maurice Schwartz
created the societal movement for his "Art Theatre"
in the season of "Shylock and his Daughter."
On 3 June 1953 E. passed
away in New York.
E.'s wife, Chaya (Ida),
is a co-founder of the Pioneer Women's Organization
in America. E.'s sons are: Dr. Theodore Ehrenreich,
chief of the pathology department in a hospital in New York; and Daniel
Ehrenreich is a producer for television and radio
E.'s brother is the
theatre-lover Chaim Ehrenreich.
Necrology in the
-- Hirsh ehrenreich e"h, "Yidisher kemfer,"
N.Y., 12 June 1953.
Pinchas Pruzo --
Hirsh ehrenreich e"h, dort, 10 July 1953.