M. Y. BLYAKH
He hailed from Dvinsk (Daugavpils), Russia. He was an active Poale-Tsiyon leader, and he taught in the Jewish school (Poale-Tsiyon) in Dvinsk. He contributed to the Poale-Tsiyon Party press. Over the years 1920-1927, he worked on the daily newspaper Dos folk (The people) in Riga, in which he published, aside from correspondence pieces from Dvinsk, short stories and sketches of Jewish and labor life.
Sources: Bibliografishe yorbukh fun yivo (Bibliographic annual from YIVO) (Vilna, 1926), p. 233; M. Gerts, 25 yor yidishe prese in letland (25 years of the Yiddish press in Latvia) (Riga, 1933), p. 46.