SHIYE (YEHOSHUA) LENDER (b. 1904)
He was born in Radom, Poland. He attended religious primary school and a Polish public school and he later became a leather worker. In 1932 he immigrated to Paris. During the German occupation, he lived with Aryan papers in St. Morne, but the Gestapo grabbed him and tortured him horrifically. He lived after the war in Paris. He wrote poetry and stories. From 1945 he published in: Di naye prese (The new press), Unzer eynikeyt (Our unity), and others in Paris. He also published reportage pieces in Unzer vort (Our word) in Paris. In book form: Mayn kinds briv (My child’s letter), poetry (Paris, 1961), 68 pp., with illustrations by Ben.
Sources: Unzer kiem (Paris) 14 (November 1961); M. Vilner, in Di naye prese (Paris) (November 25, 1961).
Khayim Leyb Fuks