AYZIK (JAMES) GLOBUS (1873-October 3, 1950)
He was born in Vitebsk, Byelorussia, into a well-to-do family. He studied at a secular high school. While young he was drawn to political activism. At age seventeen he had to leave Russia. He moved to the United States and worked in a pharmacy in New York. He studied to become a pharmacist and had his own drugstore in Brooklyn. He later studied dentistry and became a dentist. He was close to Labor Zionism as well as to anarchism. He wrote a great deal about Marxism, Marx and Engels, and various other philosophers in Tog (Day); in the journal Mir (Us), edited by Yankev Stodolski, Meinke Kats, and William Abrams; Problems (in English, edited by Aba Gordin); and in Nyu-yorker vokhnblat (New York weekly newspaper), to which he contributed until the end of his life. Among his books: Dr. khayim zhitlovski un ab. kahan (Dr. Chaim Zhitlovsky and Abraham Cahan) (New York, 1944), 24 pp., produced by hectography. He died in Brooklyn.