Friday 23 May 2014


Born in Sighetu Marmației, Transylvania, Romania.  He studied in religious elementary school and in a Romanian middle school.  Between the two world wars, he edited and published Der oyfgang (The rising), a literary monthly journal, which was published between 1928 and 1938—a total of thirty-seven issues in all.  He also wrote for Yudishe folks-tsaytung (Jewish people’s newspaper) (Cracow-Warsaw).  He died near Stalingrad during his period of exile.

Source: oral information from Dr. Sh. Bikl; Bikl, Rumenye (Romania) (Buenos Aires, 1961), p. 365; D. Shayn, in the trilingual Tsaytshrift (Bucharest) (June 15, 1970); V. Tambur, Yidishe prese in rumenye (Yiddish press in Romania) (Bucharest, 1977), pp. 225-34; Y. Kara, in Morgn frayhayt (New York) (October 23, 1983); information from Nosn Mark, Israel.

Y. Kara

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