Tuesday, 14 May 2019

YOYSEF-BERISH ROZENBLUM


YOYSEF-BERISH ROZENBLUM (1890-1942)
            He was born in Lask (Łask), Poland.  In 1906 he moved to Petrikov (Piotrków) where he was active in Zionist affairs.  He debuted in print with poems in Roman-tsaytung (Fiction newspaper) in Warsaw, later writing for Der shtrahl (The beam [of light]) and Lodzer tageblat (Lodz daily newspaper), and numerous feature pieces and articles in Piotrków’s Unzer tsaytung (Our newspaper) (1924-1938).  In book form: the one-act play Zind (Sin) (Warsaw, 1911), 24 pp.  He died in Treblinka.

Source: Khayim Leyb Fuks, Lodzh shel mayle, dos yidishe gaystiḳe un derhoybene lodzh, 100 yor yidishe un oykh hebreishe literatur un kultur in lodzh un in di arumiḳe shtet un shtetlekh (Lodz on high, the Jewish spiritual and elevated Lodz, 100 years of Yiddish and also Hebrew literature and culture in Lodz and in the surrounding cities and towns) (Tel Aviv: Perets Publ., 1972), see index.
Khayim Leyb Fuks


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