Monday, 27 July 2015

ITSHE GDAYNSKI

ITSHE GDAYNSKI (1899-1933)
            He was born in Vlotslavek (Włocławek), Poland, into a poor family.  He studied in religious elementary school and in a public school.  He was an active leader of the Bund and secretary of the Vlotslavek regional committee.  He published feature articles on workers’ issues, political problems, and Jewish cultural matters in Naye folks-tsaytung (New people’s newspaper), Ershter mai (May 1st), Unzer ruf (Our call), Kegn shtrom (Against the tide), Vokhnshrift far literatur (Weekly writing for literature) in Warsaw, and Vlotslavek veker (Vlotslavek alarm), among others.  He also published under the pseudonyms: Y. Ski, G-ski, G-Sky, and others.  He died of tuberculosis in Vlotslavek.


Source: Kh. Tabatshnik, Yoyvl bukh fun brentsh 611 a”r (Memory book from branch 611 of the Workmen’s Circle) (New York, 1951), p. 198.

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