Tuesday 17 March 2015


AYZIK BERMAN (d. June 27, 1898)
He was born in Lithuania, later moving to London and from there to South Africa.  In 1896-1897, he published one of the first Yiddish newspapers in Johannesburg, Di afrikanishe yidishe gazeten (The African Jewish gazette).

Sources: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 1, p. 632; Y. Sh. Yudelovitsh, in Dorem-afrike (April 1950); Leybl Feldman, Yidn in dorem-afrike (Jews in South Africa) (Johannesburg-Vilna, 1937), p. 67.

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