AARONSON, LAZARUS LEONARD (1894–1966), English poet. A lecturer in economics at London University, Aaronson published several verse collections, including Poems (1933) and The Homeward Journey (1946). Aaronson dealt at length with his conversion in Christ in the Synagogue (1930) but remained preoccupied with his spiritual duality as a Jew and an Englishman in a late poem, "The Jew" (1956). -ADD. BIBLIOGRAPHY: R. Dickson and S. MacDougall, "The Whitechapel Boys," in: Jewish Quarterly, 195 (Autumn 2004).

Encyclopedia Judaica. 1971.

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