PINKHES-LEYZER (PAUL L.) GOLDMAN (b. July 1, 1904)
He was born in Visoka-Mozovietsk (Wysokie Mazowiecki), Poland. He studied in religious primary school, in a yeshiva, and in a secular school. He emigrated to the United States in 1920, and there he attended elementary and middle school, receiving a university bachelor of law degree. He worked as a practicing attorney. From 1940 he wrote political, community articles in the organs of the left Poale-Tsiyon: Proletarisher gedank (Proletarian idea) and Undzer veg (Our way). He served as national secretary of Aḥdut haavoda, Poale Tsiyon (Union of labor, Labor Zionists). He was a member of the action committee of the Zionist World Organization, secretary of the American Zionist Council, co-chairman of the union campaign, and vice-chairman of the Jewish Workers’ Committee. He authored In gang mit der tsayt (With the passage of time) (Tel Aviv: Peretz Publ., 1973), 512 pp. Among his pen names: G. Lazarus, F. Esterzon, P. L. G., F. Rutman. He was living in Brooklyn, New York, until his death.
Sources: Yehude Tiberg, in Undzer veg (February 1955); a number of articles on his fiftieth birthday appeared in in Undzer veg (March 1955) in his honor.
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