YANKEV FELDRAYZ (b. May 25, 1887)
He was born in Mezritsh (Międzyrzecz), Shedlets (Siedlce) district, Poland. For a time he lived in London. In 1907 he emigrated to the United States. He published stories, novellas, and correspondence pieces in: Der arbayter fraynd (The workers’ friend) in London (1905-1906); the journal Der baginen (The dawn) (1925-1926), Fraye arbeter-shtime (Free voice of labor), and Forverts (Forward) in New York; Dr. Yitskhok Unterman’s weekly newspaper Der shtern (The star) and Morgenshtern (Morning star) in Newark; and Hodson-nayes (Hudson news) in Paterson; among others. He was living in Newark until 1950, moving to Florida thereafter.
Khayim Leyb Fuks