Saturday 12 December 2015


SHMUEL ABARBANEL (July 15, 1910-March 11, 1972)
            He was born in Ostrów Lubelski, Poland.  He studied in yeshivas.  From 1929 he was living in Warsaw.  During WWII he was in the Soviet Union, and from 1949 in Israel.  Initially, he was active in the Freeland League, later with the left Labor Zionists, and finally with the anarchists.  He was co-editor of the anarchist Problemen (Problems), edited from 1964, and of the memorial volume for Skarżysko-Kamienna (Tel Aviv, 1973).  He wrote for Fraye shriftn (Free writings) in Vilna, as well as Forverts (Forward) and Fraye arbeter shtime (Free voice of labor) in New York).

Source: Simkhe Hamburg, in Problemen (Tel Aviv) (1972), p. 68; (1981), p. 118.

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