Friday 1 May 2015


AYZIK GOTLIB (1913-March 3, 1943)

            He was born in Kovno, a brother of the poets and writers: Yankev, Noyekh-Yitskhok, and Avrom-Borekh Gotlib.  He published book reviews and informative articles on anarchist themes in Yiddish newspapers in Riga, Paris, and in Fraye arbeter shtime (Free voice of labor) in New York.  Over the years 1936-1939, he fought in the Spanish Civil War.  For a long stretch he was held under arrest in the Soviet Union.  He died fighting the Nazis in Soviet Russia.

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