Sunday, 10 June 2018


TSVI-HERSHL ETKES (1887-October 9, 1965)
            He was born in Warsaw, Poland.  He received an ethnic education.  Over the years 1904-1916, he was a member of the Labor Zionists, later active as a Bundist.  In the early 1930s he immigrated to Paris, and in 1934 he departed for the land of Israel.  In book form: Tsu a nay lebn, dertseylungen, bilder un pyeses (Toward a new life, stories, images, and plays) (Tel Aviv: Hamenorah, 1965), 260 pp.

Source: M. Grin, in Unzer tsayt (New York) (November 10, 1965).

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 414.

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