Monday, 26 August 2019

YEDIDYE-BERL SHTREYMAN


YEDIDYE-BERL SHTREYMAN (b. Ḥeshvan [= November] 1892)
            He was a poet, born in Godev (Godów), near Radom, Poland.  He was a butcher his whole life.  He published two volumes of poetry: Herbst-layden (Autumns sorrows) (Warsaw, 1914); and In di flamen (In the flames) (Radom, 1920).  In his journal Naye vintn (new winds) (Radom) 4 (1926-1927), he published stories about the life of butchers.  He brought out and edited Literarishe groupe (Literary group) in Radom (August 1930-March 1931).  He died in the Radom ghetto.

Sources: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 4; Seyfer radom (Volume for Radom) (Tel Aviv, 1961).
Berl Cohen


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