TUVYE BOZHIKOVSKI (TUVIA BORZYKOWSKI) (May 14, 1914-March 9, 1959)
He was born in Lodz, grew up and studied in Radomsk. He was active in “Frayhayt” (Freedom) and “Heḥaluts” (Pioneer). He was one of the organizers of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising in April 1943. In 1949 he made aliya to Israel, where he was a cofounder of the Kibbutz Loḥame Hagetaot (Fighters of the ghettos). He published articles and memoirs in the Lodz serials: Unzer vort (Our word), Arbeter-tsaytung (Workers’ newspaper), and Dos naye lebn (The new life). Among his books: Tsvishn falndike vent (Amidst tumbling walls) (Warsaw: Merkaz Heḥaluts. 1949), 352 pp., second printing (1976), and a Hebrew edition under the title Ben kirot noflim (Tel Aviv, 1950, 1963 [with a new chapter], 1977), trans. Moshe Basok—this also appeared in English and Russian translations; Yoman batsad haari (Diary on the Aryan side) (Tel Aviv, 1977), 95 pp., trans. Moshe Basok. He died in Kibbutz Loḥame Hagetaot.
Source: Getzel Kressel, Leksikon hasifrut haivrit (Handbook of Hebrew literature) (Merḥavya, 1967), vol. 1.