Monday 12 October 2015


SHIYE GRINBERG (June 20, 1894-1985)
            He was born in Lekhevitsh (Lyakhavichy), Minsk region.  He was the son of Meyer Grinberg.  He emigrated to the United States in 1913.  He studied in New York.  He published fables and stories in the New York Jewish press: Firer (Leader), Naye varhayt (New truth), Kundes (Prankster), and Amerikaner (American).  He made aliya to Israel before WWII and settled in Haifa.  He was active in the left Labor Zionists.  He contributed to the annual Haifa.  He wrote stories and mainly poems.  He authored: Mit zikh aleyn, lider un dertseylungen (All by myself, poems and stories) (Haifa, 1976), 93 pp.  He died in Haifa.

Source: Information from Mortkhe Kroshnits.

[Additional information from: Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), cols. 179-80.]

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