Friday 19 June 2015


SHMUEL GOTS (1895-September 5, 1983)
            He was born in Shavel (Šiauliai), Lithuania.  He studied in religious elementary school, yeshiva, secular high school, and in Petrograd University.  From 1935 he was in South Africa.  He lived in Bulawayo.  He was an active Zionist.  He published articles in Idishe shtime (Jewish voice) in Kovno, Frimorgn (Morning) in Riga, and Afrikaner idishe tsaytung (African Jewish newspaper), among others.  He died in Bulewayo, southern Africa.

Source: A. Shaban, in Afrikaner idishe tsaytung (April 15, 1955).

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