Friday, 23 August 2019

LEON SHTERN


LEON SHTERN (1909-February 13, 1970)
            He was born in Vlotslavek (Włocławek), Poland.  During WWII he lived in the Soviet Union and was also confined there in camps.  After the war he returned to Poland and subsequently departed for Paris.  From 1958 he was living in New York, where he served as secretary of the World Jewish Culture Congress.  He was active in the Polish Bund and later in the United States.  In 1939 he edited the Bundist Vlotslavek veker (Włocławek alarm).  In Paris (before 1958) he edited the Bundist Unzer shitme (Our voice) He also wrote articles for Unzer tsayt (our time).  He died in New York.

Source: Unzer tsayt (New York) (March 1970).
Berl Cohen


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