Friday, 12 July 2019

SHOLI SHAMIS (SHAMES)


SHOLI SHAMIS (SHAMES)
            He was born (first name: Sholem) in Kretshme (?), near Zvihil (Novohrad-Volynskyy), Volhynia.  He was raised in Kaminebrod (Kam’yanyi Brid).  For a short time, he worked as a teacher in the community.  He worked for many years in factories in Odessa and other cities.  From 1909 he was publishing impressions in: Naye velt (New world) in Warsaw; Gut-morgen (Good morning), Unzer leben (Our life), and Odeser arbeter (Odessa laborer) in Odessa; and in the Soviet Yiddish press.  He published the booklet: Frihlingsfunken (Sparks of spring), poetry (Odessa: Yugend, 1912), 16 pp.

Source: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 4.
Berl Cohen


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