SHMUEL SHUR (d. 1903)
He made his way to the United States. He was one of the first to write revolutionary poetry as propaganda. He published poems and articles in: Nyu-yorker yudishe folks tsaytung (New York Jewish people’s newspaper) (1886-1889). He was co-editor of the Yiddish-language Haivri (The Jew) in Lemberg (September 4, 1898-end of August 1899, initially twice each week, later three times). He was of a Zionist labor inclination.
Sources: Kalmen Marmor, Der onhoyb fun der yidisher literatur in amerike, 1870-1890 (The start of Yiddish literature in America, 1870-1890) (New York: Writers’ Section of IKUF, 1944), pp. 35, 42, 50; Gil’ad (Tel Aviv) 3 (1976), pp. 91, 105.