Tuesday 23 February 2016


TSVI HOROVITS (b. August 16, 1899)
            He was born near Rozvadov (Rozwadów), eastern Galicia.  He studied in religious primary school and in the Free Jewish High School in Berlin.  In 1939 he left for Ukraine.  During the years of WWII, he lived in Russia.  After the liberation he was in the Bergen-Belsen camp in Germany.  He published stories on the survivors’ press, among them in the anthology Tsoytn (Tufts of hair) (Bergen-Belsen), edited by B. Gutman and A. Rozenfeld.  One of his stories, translated into German as Die Wacholders: Eine jüdische Familiengeschichte (The Wacholders, a Jewish family saga), was published in Göttingen in 1949 (138 pp.).  He was last living in Israel.

Sources: M. Tshemni, in Tsienistishe shtime (Munich) 116 (1949); Loshn un lebn (London) (August 1949); Kiryat sefer (Tel Aviv) (Nisan [=March-April] 1950); Undzer velt (Munich) (May 6, 1950).

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