Wednesday 24 August 2016


FROYM ZINGER (November 28, 1869-September 24, 1949)
            He was born in the town of Komarov (Komarów), Lublin district, Poland.  He was a Hebrew teacher.  In 1904 he moved to Warsaw, where he worked as a translator and proofreader, a features writer, and a night editor of various Yiddish- and Hebrew-language newspapers.  In 1907 he became a regular contributor to the Orthodox Hakol (The voice), later a local news writer for Unzer lebn (Our life), and in 1925 a night editor of the revived Hatsfira (The siren), edited by Yoysef Heftman.  He moved to Israel in 1933, and he initially worked for the Davar (Word) and Haarets (The land), later for Haboker (This morning) from its founding until the end of his life.  He died in Tel Aviv.

Source: Sefer hashana shel haitonaim (Journalism yearbook) (Tel Aviv, 1949-1950), p. 260.

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