YANKEV GORA (1896-July 1976)
He was born in Warsaw. He received both a Jewish and a secular education. He survived the Warsaw Ghetto and Auschwitz. From 1948 he was living in Ottawa. He published articles and memoirs about the camps in such serials as: Keneder odler (Canadian eagle) in Montreal, Idishe zhurnal (Jewish journal) in Toronto, and Tog (Day) and Morgn zhurnal (Morning) in New York. In book form: Dos iz der emes, emes hundert protsent (This is the truth, the truth 100%) (Montreal, 1966), 100 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. 154.
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