Wednesday, 18 May 2016


DOVID VAYNRIB (1892-1944)
            He was born in Lodz, Poland, into a poor, Hassidic family.  He studied in religious primary school, synagogue study hall, and with private tutors.  From his early youth, he was active in left Labor Zionism.  Until WWII he lived in Lodz.  He was secretary the association of Jewish house managers and of a string of relief institutions.  He was cofounder of the Lodz Jewish literary association.  He contributed over the course of many bears to: Lodzer tageblat (Lodz daily newspaper), Folksblat (People’s newspaper), and Nayer folksblat (New people’s newspaper, among others in Lodz.  In August 1944, during the liquidation of the Lodz ghetto, he was deported to Auschwitz and murdered there.

Sources: Lodzer almanakh (Lodz almanac) (New York, 1934), p. 103; Khayim Leyb Fuks, in Fun noentn over (New York) 3 (1957).

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