SHMUEL PLISKIN (b. 1914)
He was born in Gluboke (Glubokoye or Hlybokaye), Poland. He was a pupil of the Chofets-Chaim. From 1945 he was a rabbi in Baltimore. Until WWII he contributed to: Dos vort (The word) in Vilna; Dos yudishe togblat (The Jewish daily newspaper), Ortodoksishe yugnt-bleter (Orthodox youth sheets), Darkhenu (Our way), and Deglanu (Our banner), among others, in Warsaw; Idishe arbeter shtime (Voice of Jewish labor), and Beys yankev zhurnal (Beys-Yankev journal), among others, in Lodz. From 1905 he was publishing articles and commentaries on the weekly Torah portion in: Der amerikaner (The American) and Morgn-zhurnal (Morning journal) in New York. In book form: Der khofets-khayim, zayn leben un shafn (The Chofets-Chaim, his life and work) (Warsaw, 1936), 96 pp.
Sources: Literarishe bleter (Warsaw) (March 15, 1936); Asher Z. Rand, Toldot anshe shem (Stories of famous people) (New York, 1950), p. 100.
Khaim Leyb Fuks