Tuesday 26 January 2016


MOYSHE GOLDSHTIK (1885-August 24, 1960)
            He was born in Vindoi (Vindau), Latvia, and emigrated to Canada in 1902.  He was active in the Jewish community.  From 1916 he was regular contributor to Idisher zhurnal (Jewish journal) and editor of the weekly newspaper Kanader nayes (Canadian news) from 1935 to 1955.  He used as a pen name “M. Askn.”  He died in Toronto.

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. 142.

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