This Day in Jewish History, 1890 A Bantamweight Soldier and World War I Poet Is Born

'I killed till all my strength was gone,' wrote Isaac Rosenberg: 'And still they rose to torture me, / For Devils only die in fun.'

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November 25, 1890, is the birthdate of Isaac Rosenberg, the Jewish-English poet of World War I, who before his death in the trenches of France, in 1918, wrote some of the most directly evocative verse to...