Friday, 7 June 2019

NOTE ROYTMAN


NOTE ROYTMAN (1900-May 13, 1966)
            He was born in Lipkan (Lipcani), Bessarabia.  Over the years 1911-1914, he studied at the Hertsliya high school in Yafo.  Between the two world wars, he lived in Bucharest and a short time in Kishinev.  He founded the publishing house “Sholem aleykhem” which brought out books by Itsik Manger, Leyzer Shteynbarg, Yankev Shternberg, Shloyme Bikl, and others.  He wrote for: Bukareshter zamlbikher (Bucharest anthologies) (1947) and Frayland (Freeland) in Jassy (Iași) (1947).  He edited Dos kooperative vort (The cooperative word) in Kishinev (1925) and published the cooperative booklet Tsum moment (At the moment) (1937).  In 1959 he settled in Tel Aviv, which is where he died.

Sources: Yitskhok Paner, in Tsukunft (New York) (September 1966); Arn Shuster, in Keneder odler (Montreal) (September 21, 1966); Shloyme Bikl,
Y. Kara


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