SH. PELITSH (PELICH) (1889-October 16, 1949)
He was born in a town near Kamenets-Podolsk, Ukraine. From 1919 he was living in the United States. He was a sweatshop worker. He published poems, articles, and essays in: Di feder (The pen), Gerekhtikeyt (Justice), Fraye arbeter-shtime (Free voice of labor), Abba Gordin’s Yidishe shriftn (Yiddish writings), Idisher kemfer (Jewish fighter), and Nyu-yorker vokhnblat (New York weekly newspaper), among others. In book form: In likht fun shotn, proze in ferzn (In light from shadows, prose in verse) (New York, 1937), 128 pp.; Ikh, meditatsyes in ferzn (I, meditations in verse) (New York, 1940), 192 pp. He died in New York.
Sources: Sh. Tenenboym, in Der idisher zhurnal (Toronto) (January 10, 1944); Nyu-yorker vokhnblat (New York) 379 (1949).
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