Tuesday 19 May 2015


SHLOYME GOLD (December 28, 1897-August 5, 1983)
            The name to which Shloyme Golts changed, he was born in Anapol (Annopol’), Ukraine.  He studied in religious elementary school, yeshiva, and a private school.  From 1914 he was living in Montreal, where he graduated from medical school.  He served as a teacher in Jewish schools.  He began writing articles in Y. N. Shteynberg’s Fraye shriftn (Free writings).  He wrote about popular medical topics for Keneder odler (Canadian eagle) and Kanader vokhnblat (Canadian weekly newspaper) in Montreal, and regularly (from 1945) for Vokhnnlat (Weekly newspaper) in Toronto.  From time to time, he also wrote on literary themes.  He died in Montreal.

Source: Who’s Who in World Jewry (New York, 1955).

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