BOREKH YELENSKI (1888-June 18, 1974)
He was born and raised in the Caucasus in a non-Jewish environment. He was an active leader of the anarchist movement in Russia, later in the United States, where he settled in Chicago. In book form: In sotsyaln shturem, zikhroynes fun der rusisher revolutsye (In a social storm, memoirs of the Russian Revolution) (Buenos Aires, 1967), 266 pp. In English he published: In the Struggle for Equality: The Story of the Anarchist Red Cross (Chicago, 1958), 96 pp. He died in Miami Beach.
Source: Fraye arbeter-shtime (New York) (July 1974).
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 304.