Tuesday 4 November 2014


NOSN BOLEL (December 10, 1905-January 19, 1982)
     Born in Ponevezh (Panevezys), Lithuania.  He was a Hebrew teacher.  Rescued from the Nazi concentration camps, he settled in Munich where, from 1946 to 1950, he published articles week in and week out for Undzer veg (Our way) in Munich, the central organ of the survivors in Germany.  His writing activities went back to the time between the world wars, when he was a contributor to Folksblat (People’s newspaper) in Kovno.  He also published articles on Polish subjects in the revisionist weekly, Undzer velt (Our world), in Munich.  In 1951 he made aliya to Israel.  For many years he was a member of the editorial board of Letste nayes (Latest news) in Tel Aviv.  He died in Johannesburg and was buried in Israel.

[Additional information from: Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 52.]

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