Sunday, 8 July 2018


MORTKHE PUTERMAN (July 10, 1911-May 18, 1984)
            He was born in Krasnistov (Kransystaw), Poland.  He studied in religious elementary school.  He spent WWII in Soviet Russia.  Afterward, he was in survivors’ camps in Germany.  In 1948 he made aliya to Israel.  He authored: Lebns-geshikhte fun a poshetn yid (Tel Aviv: H. Leivick Publ., 1983), 262 pp.  He apparently died in Tel Aviv.

[Additional information from: Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), cols. 427-28.]

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