Thursday 25 August 2016


HENRIK ZIMAN (1910-July 15, 1985)
            He was born in the village of Kurdimkstai, Lithuania.  He graduated from the biology faculty of Kovno University.  Over the years 1930-1940, he was a teacher in Vilkomir (Ukmergė) and Kovno Jewish high schools.  From 1933 he was an active Communist.  He was editor of Emes (Truth).  He wrote in Sovetish heymland (Soviet homeland).  His books include: Di sovetishe yidn, patryotn fun zeyer sotsyalistish heymland (Soviet Jews, patriots of their socialist homeland) (Moscow: Sovetish heymland, 1984), 62 pp.  He died in Vilna.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 263.

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