Tuesday, 3 July 2018


AVROM POLIVA (b. 1908)
            He was born in Yedzhev (Jędrzejów), Kielce Voivodeship.  He later moved to Warsaw.  He began writing poetry when quite young.  He published poems and essays in the Yiddish press in Poland.  With the outbreak of WWII, he fled to the Donbas and worked as a coal miner.  In 1939 he arrived in Lutsk a sick man.  There are various versions of his death.  In book form: Originaln (Originals), about community and cultural life in his hometown (Warsaw).
Leyb Vaserman

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