Friday 18 December 2015


YITSKHOK-AYZIK ALEN (1875-July 23, 1973)
            In 1891 he came from Lithuania to the United States.  He was one of the founders of the American Jewish Committee, the American Jewish Congress, and the Zionist Federation in America.  For many years he was a regular contributor to Yidishes tageblat (Jewish daily newspaper), among other Yiddish publications.  He also often wrote for Hadoar (The mail).  He died in Hartford, Connecticut.

Source: Hadoar (New York) (Av 12=August 10, 1973).

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