Tuesday 9 February 2016


BEN HONIGMAN (b. September 1, 1923)
            He was born in Warsaw.  His Jewish given name was Borekh.  He graduated from the community school in 1937.  During WWII he was a refugee in Soviet Russia, where he was sent to a camp.  He returned to Warsaw and there graduated from the publishers technicum.  In 1959 he emigrated to Australia, and from 1978 he was publishing in the Melbourne weekly newspaper Oystralishe yidishe nayes (Australian Jewish news).  He wrote for it an editorial piece each week under the pseudonym “B. H-n.”  His work also appeared in Melburner bleter (Melbourne leaves).

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 210.
Moyshe Ayzenbud

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