Thursday 28 January 2016


KHAYIM GURT (July 22, 1906-August 24, 1975)
            He was born in Bzezin, Poland.  In 1937 he emigrated to Australia.  He published translations from Hebrew in the local Yiddish press.  In 1958 he made aliya to Israel.  He translated Sh. Y. Agnon’s Tsvishn alt un nay, oysderveylte dertseylungen (Between old and new, selected stories), with a preface by Dov Sadan (Tel Aviv: Yisroel-bukh, 1978), 246 pp.  He died in Tel Aviv.
Ruvn Goldberg

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 154.

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