Thursday, 14 January 2016


ZEV-DOV BYEGUN (b. 1869)
            He was born in Brisk (Brest), Lithuania.  He wrote Enlightenment, Zionist articles in Varshaver togblat (Warsaw daily newspaper), Haynt (Today), Moment (Moment), and Unzer lebn (Our life)—all in Warsaw—and in the local Yiddish newspapers of Polesye.  In Gotlober’s Haboker or (Good morning) and in Hamelits (The advocate), he wrote under the pen name “Zavad.”

Source: Zalmen Reyzen’s archive in YIVO (New York).

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 84.

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