Thursday 28 January 2016


ELYE-MEYER GLOT (GLAT) 1885-December 4, 1954)
            He was born in Kiev.  He studied in Lithuanian yeshivas.  He spent 1901-1905 in Manchester, later moving to Ottawa.  From 1912 he was an itinerant teacher of Hebrew Bible and Talmud in an Ottawa Talmud-Torah.  From 1915 he was publishing poems and humorous sketches in Keneder odler (Canadian eagle) in Montreal.  In book form: Mafteyekh hakhayim (The key to life) (Ottawa, 1928), 40 pp.; Sefer kinoro shel dovid, a zamlung fun farshidene brilyantene maymorim (David’s harp, a collection of various brilliant treatises) (Ottawa, 1942), 82 pp.  He died in Ottawa.

Source: Kh. L. Fuks, Hundert yor yidishe un hebreishe literatur in kanade (A century of Yiddish and Hebrew literature in Canada) (Montreal, 1980).

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 160.

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