AVROM FRIDMAN (1877-March 26, 1937)
He was born in Lublin, Poland. In 1907 he moved to Argentina. He was active in Jewish community life there. He was cofounder of a Jewish school. From 1915 until his death, he was one of the principal leaders of the “Polish-Jewish Association” in Argentina. He was an internal contributor to the first Yiddish daily newspaper, Der tog (The day), in Buenos Aires (1912-1913); later, until 1923, he wrote for Idisher tsaytung (Jewish newspaper) and was co-editor of Dos naye vort (The new word) (1923-1936). He died in Buenos Aires.
Sources: Naye folkstsaytung (Warsaw) (April 5, 1937); obituary notice in the Buenos Aires press.
Khaym Leyb Fuks