Monday, 1 February 2016


BINYUMIN DAVIDZON (b. March 17, 1921)
            He was born in Warsaw, a Modzitser hassid and composer of Hassidic melodies.  He was active in Warsaw’s “Hashomer hadati” (Religious guard), a religious Zionist group, and later he joined “Hapoel hamizraḥi” (Mizrachi workers), a religious labor party.  From 1936 he was living in Israel, initially involved with various lines of labor and from 1949 an official in the municipality of Tel Aviv.  He wrote mainly for Hebrew-language journals.  In Yiddish: Varshe shel mate (Warsaw every day) (Rishon Lezion, 1971), 201 pp.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 185.
Ruvn Goldberg

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