Sunday, 2 June 2019


            He was the author of stories, born in Govertshev (Gowarczów), Poland.  He descended from a poor family.  He moved with his parents to Lodz.  He attended religious elementary school, and he studied foreign languages on his own.  He was writing poetry at age fourteen for the Lodz Yiddish press, later mainly novellas and sketches.  He also published in Haynt (Today) in Warsaw.  In book form (under the pen name Y. Rozental): Di klole fun blut, a roman fun yidishn lebn fun der letster tsayt (The curse of blood, a novel of Jewish life in recent times) (Warsaw: L. Goldfarb, 1926), 206 pp.
Berl Cohen

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