AKIVA GERSHATER (1888-1972)
He was born in Vilna. He attended religious elementary school and a Russian high school. He was a bookkeeper. He survived the Vilna ghetto. After two years in Paris, he made aliya to Israel in 1949. He lived in Ḥolon. Among his books: Fotografishe balaykhtungs-tabeles mit oysfirlekhe derklerungen (Photographic illumination charts with detailed explanations) (Vilna, 1929), 59 pp. He died in Ḥolon.
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), cols. 166-67.
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