Thursday, 7 April 2016


SHMUEL VOHL (SAMUEL WOHL) (1891-June 15, 1951)
            He was born in Warsaw, Poland.  From 1912 he was living in the United States.  He was the founder and president of the American Council for Warsaw Jews in New York, leader of the Haym Salomon Nursing Home, and an emissary from the Joint Distribution Committee to Warsaw in 1946.  He was the author of: Tsankende likht (Flickering light), images and types from life in the Jewish nursing homes in America (New York, 1938), 128 pp; and Mayn rayze keyn varshe (My journey to Warsaw), impressions and images from a trip to Europe in June 1946 (New York, 1947), 78 pp.

Source: Moyshe Shtarkman, in Tog (New York) (November 8, 1938).

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