Sunday, 2 December 2018

KHAYIM FRIDLAND


KHAYIM FRIDLAND
            He came from Latvia.  He was active in the leftist political and trade union movement and was arrested on several occasions.  He contributed to the legal and illegal Yiddish periodical press in Riga, such as: Arbeter velt (Workers’ world), published initially every two weeks and from issue no. 23 as a weekly in Riga (1927-1929—he was also editor.  He also wrote for: Di vokh (The week) in Riga (1927); and Undzer tsayt (Our time) in Kovno; among others.  There has been no information about him since WWII.

Sources: Biblyografishe yorbikher fun yivo (Bibliographic yearbooks from YIVO) (Warsaw, 1928), see index; Almanakh fun riger relief (Almanac of Riga relief) (New York, 1948).
Khayim Leyb Fuks


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