Friday, 31 May 2019

N. M. ROKER


N. M. ROKER
            He was a journalist.  From 1914 he co-edited a small daily entitled Sandzer tsaytung (Sącz newspaper) in Nowy Sącz.  An important role in local life was played by the newspaper Viner morgentsaytung (Vienna morning newspaper) which Roker established in 1915.  In January 1919 he changed its name to Yidishe morgenpost (Jewish morning mail).  In May 1920 it became a weekly.

Source: Mendl Naygreshl, in Fun noentn over (New York) 1 (1955), pp. 381-83.
Berl Cohen


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