BRUTZKUS, JUDAH LOEB BEN DAVID:
Russian writer; born 1870 at Polangen, in the government of Courland; studied at the gymnasium and University of Moscow, from which city his family was expelled in 1892. He received his diploma as physician in 1894. Brutzkus took part in the Russo-Jewish bibliographical work, "Sistimaticheski Ukazatel Literatury o Yevreyakh." Since 1895 he has contributed to the Russo-Jewish periodical "Voskhod"; and in 1899 he was appointed assistant editor on that periodical.