ISH-LEVI (LEYBL HOROVITS) (1905-1942)
Born in Częstochowa, into a wealthy Hassidic family. He was businessman. He was one of the founders of the Bes-Yankev periodical in Lodz, in which he published literary essays, poems, and translations. He published another Orthodox literary journal as well as in Hebrew, Diglenu (Our banner). After the establishment of the first Nazi ghetto in Lodz, he escaped to his parents’ in Częstochowa. On Simchat Torah in 1942, he and his entire family were sent to the Treblinka death camp.
Sources: Antologye fun religyeze lider un dertseylungen (Anthology of religious poems and stories) (New York, 1955), pp. 164-67.