Tuesday, 2 October 2018

DOVID FOYNITSKI


DOVID FOYNITSKI (d. 1944)
            He was a Soviet writer who published a series of stories, Zay aleyn a mayster (Be a master craftsman yourself), about polytechnical education (Kharkov, 1932), 120 pp.; Di sovetishe ekspeditsye tsum tsofn-polyus (The Soviet expedition to the North Pole) (Kiev, 1938), 43 pp.; Nokh der arbet (After work), with B. Gutyanski (Kiev, 1938), 109 pp., plays, various ideas, tricks, caprice, rebus, jokes, and technical news.  He served in the Soviet army during WWII and fell at the battle front.

Sources: Obituary notice in Eynikeyt (Moscow) (August 3, 1944); Chone Shmeruk, comp., Pirsumim yehudiim babrit-hamoatsot, 1917-1961 (Jewish publications in the Soviet Union, 1917-1961) (Jerusalem, 1961), see index.
Benyomin Elis


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