SHAYE FRIDMAN (1906-1942)
He was born in Skalat (Skalati), eastern Galicia. He graduated from a Polish Hebrew high school in Lemberg. In 1929 he moved to Vilna and until 1934 studied in the Vilna teachers’ seminary. Later, until WWII, he was a teacher in and administrator of the Tsisho (Jewish School Organization) school in Vileyke. He published articles on pedagogical and community topics in: Vilner tog (Vilna day), Baginen (Dawn), Di naye shul (The new school), and Shul-vezn (School system), among others. For political reasons, he changed his name to Shaye Fridberg. The German Nazis murdered him.
Sources: L. Bayon, in Lerer yizker-bukh (Remembrance volume for teachers) (New York, 1954), pp. 346-47.