Monday, 8 May 2017


YANKEV LEV (August 22, 1906-May 24, 1981)
            He was born in Plonsk (Płońsk), Poland.  He attended religious elementary school and later a Polish public school.  In 1929 he made his way to Belgium.  He was an active Bundist.  He spent his last years in Israel.  He wrote articles for: Der veg (The way) in Mexico City, Unzer shtime (Our voice) in Paris, Lebns-fragn (Life issues) and Yidishe tsaytung (Yiddish newspaper) in Tel Aviv, and Unzer tsayt (Our times) in New York.  He died in Tel Aviv.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 342.

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