Sunday 8 February 2015


BOREKH (BORUKH) BLUM (January 11, 1888-1965)

He was born in Husiatyn, Ukraine, and raised in Kamenets Podolsk where his parents settled.  He attended religious elementary school and studied secular subjects with a private teacher.  In 1910 he emigrated to the United States.  In 1934 he published his first piece, a story, in Frayhayt (Freedom); in 1954 he placed four stories in Forverts (Forward).  He was living in New York.

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