Tuesday 21 June 2016


GERSHON VENGROVSKI (b. June 5, 1917)
            He was born in Dlugoshodle (Długosiodło), Poland.  He studied in religious elementary school and yeshiva.  He survived the ghetto, and later was in a displaced persons’ camp for survivors in Germany.  In 1949 he moved to New York and worked in a factory.  His work includes: Shtern in der nakht (Stars in the night) (New York, 1980), 314 pp.; these are stories and memoirs of his hometown.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 249.

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