YISROEL-DOVID IZRAEL (b. 1908)
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.