Sunday 17 May 2015


YOYSEF GOLOY (b. October 8, 1905)

            Born in Baranovitsh, Poland, he studied in a “cheder metukan” (improved religious elementary school) as well as with private tutors.  Over the years 1918-1920 he was in Minsk secular high schools.  In 1923 he graduated from a Russian high school in Vilna.  He studied medicine in Basel, Switzerland.  He lived for a time in Paris.  In 1927 he moved to Canada and became involved in various trades.  At that time he began to publish articles in Keneder odler (Canadian eagle) in Montreal, and from 1946 he served as an internal contributor and its news editor.  He wrote about history as well as about political and literary topics for the journal.  He published under such pseudonyms as A. Lang and Yud Gimel.

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