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.