Sunday, 7 July 2019


YITSKHOK RIKLES (d. September 9, 1944)
            He was a contributor to the editorial board of Ovnt-kuryer (Evening courier) in Vilna (1925-1939), writing articles of a political and community character.  He was led out of the Vilna ghetto to the Klooga concentration camp in Estonia, and there he died.

Source: Shmerke Katsherginski, Khurbn vilne (The Holocaust in Vilna) (New York, 1947), pp. 212-13.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 510.

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