Thursday 16 April 2015


PINKHES BROYDO (1912-1941/1942)
He was born in Shadeve (Seduva), near Lida, in Poland.  He was a descendent of the celebrated Broyde family.  He was educated in the yeshivas of Łomża and Raduń.  He published in Dos vort (The word) in Vilna (an Orthodox weekly newspaper) and in the Hebrew Darḥenu (Our way) and Badereḥ (On the road).  In 1940 he settled near Shavel (Šiauliai) in Lithuania, where he became the local rabbi’s son-in-law.  He died during the Nazi mass slaughter of Jews in Lithuania in 1941 or 1942.

Source: Antologye fun religyeze lider un dertseylungen (Anthology of religious poems and stories), comp. Moyshe Prager (New York, 1955), pp. 546-51.

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