Sunday 17 May 2015


BOREKH GOLOY (1873-1943)

            He was born in Baranovitsh, Vilna region, Poland, into a prominent family.  He was known as a follower of the Jewish Enlightenment movement as well as a scholar.  He published articles, feature pieces, and memoirs (which were a contribution to the history of Jews in Baranovitsh) in: Baranovitsher kuryer (Baranovitsh courier) and Baranovitsher veg-vayzer (Baranovitsh guide).  He was killed by the Germans during WWII.

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