Wednesday 27 January 2016


YANKEV GORELIK (December 19, 1904-November 15, 1996)
            He was born in Shchedrin (Shchadryn), Byelorussia.  He studied in religious elementary school and yeshiva.  In 1922 he emigrated to the United States.  From 1952 he began to publish poetry and stories in: Amerikaner (American), Oyfsnay (Afresh), Tog-morgn zhurnal Day morning journal), Kinder-tsaytung (Children’s newspaper), and Svive (Environs)—in New York.  He also brought out: Lider-zamlung Poetry collection) (New York, 1980), 32 pp., in mimeograph format.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 147.

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