Thursday, 15 November 2018

YOYSEF FEDER


YOYSEF FEDER (1893-November 29, 1946)
            He was a journalist who lived in Cleveland.  Over the years 1929-1944, he wrote for Cleveland’s Yidishe velt (Jewish world), and from 1944 he was managing editor.  He was active in the local Jewish community, the Labor Zionist organization, the Jewish cultural association, and other organizations.  He was a leading figure in the Yiddish cultural movement in the midwestern United States, and he took part in efforts to spread and publish Yiddish books and to build Jewish institutions of learning in Cleveland.  He died in New York.

Sources: Dray-shprakhn yorbukh (Trilingual annual), vol. 5 (New York), p. 102; Tsukunft (New York) (January 1964).
Yankev Kahan


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