Tuesday, 14 May 2019

YANKEV-SHMUEL ROZENBLAT


YANKEV-SHMUEL ROZENBLAT (b. March 3, 1902)
            He was born in Gansk, Poland.  He studied in religious primary school.  He spent WWII in the Soviet Union.  He debuted in print in 1931 with a poem in Naye prese (new press) in Paris, in which he also placed stories.  He published feature pieces and poetry in the Jewish refugee newspapers in Germany: Unzer veg (Our way), Unzer lebn (Our life), Dos vort (The word), and Af der vakh (On guard).  He arrived in Israel in 1948 and contributed to: Nayvelt (new world), Fray yisroel (Free Israel), Letste nayes (Latest news), and Yidishe tsaytung (Jewish newspaper).  In book form: In geveb fun doyres, historishe dertseylung (In the web of generations, historical story) (Tel Aviv: Yidish bukh, 1970), 726 pp.  His pen names include: Ben-Malke, A Poyer, and Yasher.
Ruvn Goldberg


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