Thursday 6 August 2015


MEYER GEYER (May 4, 1875-June 18, 1947)
            He was born in Lemberg, brother of the writer Shiye Geyer.  He received a traditional Jewish education.  He later studied in the University of Vienna.  He began publishing articles on Zionist themes in Togblat (Daily newspaper) in Lemberg and later was for a time the editor of this newspaper.  He also published articles in Yontef bleter (Holiday leaves) (Brin, 1917).  He was a prominent community leader in Galicia and a member of the Lemberg Jewish community council.  He emigrated to the United States in 1937, and he died in New York.

Sources: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 1; Gershom Bader, Medina veḥakhameha (The state and its sages) (New York, 1934), p. 146; Dov Sadan, in Hapoel hatsair (May 4, 1954).

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