Wednesday, 7 August 2019


ELYE SHVEBER (b. 1887)
            He was born in Pshemishl (Przemyśl), Galicia.  He graduated from Lemberg University with a doctor of law degree.  He was a cofounder of the Jewish Socialist Party.  He worked as a journalist for Polish newspapers.  He began writing in Yiddish in 1907 as a contributor to Jewish social democratic publications in Galicia.  Around 1909 he was editor of Der yudisher sotsyal-demokrat (The Jewish social democrat).  From time to time he published in Tsayt-fragen (Issues of the time) and Literarishe monatshriften (Monthly literary writings).

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

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