Monday, 2 July 2018


ARN PAKHT (March 16, 1906-December 21, 1980)
            He was born in Vishkove (Wyszków), Poland.  He studied in religious elementary school.  By trade he was a photographer.  He spent WWII in Soviet Russia, later in a camp for survivors in Germany, before coming to the United States.  In book form: Tsvey shtiber, roman (Two households, a novel) (New York: Tsiko, 1977), 252 pp., published earlier in installments in Algemeyner zhurnal (General journal) in New York.  He died in New York.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 424.

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