YANKEV-MEYER LERINMAN (1847-September 24, 1929)
He was born in Utyan (Utena), Kovno district, Lithuania. He was a Zionist community leader and a speaker in Grodno, Vilna, and Minsk. In 1905 he settled in the land of Israel. He published articles in: Hamelits (The spectator), Hatsfira (The siren), and Yudishes folks-blatt (Jewish people’s newspaper), among other serials. In book form: Vegn di eynigkeyt fun unzer folk (On the unity of our people) (Vilna, 1900), 32 pp. He died in Yafo.
Source: D. Tidhar, in Entsiklopedyah leḥalutse hayishuv uvonav (Encyclopedia of the pioneers and builders of the yishuv), vol. 1 (Tel Aviv, 1947), p. 463.
Khayim Leyb Fuks