Friday 12 August 2016


KHAYIM ZAYDMAN (CHAJIM ZAIDMAN) (b. September 26, 1898)
            He was born in Hârlău, Romania.  From 1920 he was a bookkeeper in Bucharest.  After WWII he was one of the founders of IKUF (Jewish Cultural Association).  From 1964 he edited the Yiddish section of the trilingual Tsaytshrift (Periodical) in Bucharest.  In 1970 he settled in Jerusalem.  Zaydman’s 1957 Romanian translation of Perets’s stories were published with his name in 1974, when he was already living in Israel.  In book form: Der khoyv fun zikorn, mayn moldevish shtetl harlui (The duty of memory, my Moldavia town of Hârlău), with a preface by Dov Sadan (Jerusalem, 1982), 398 pp.
Y. Kara

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 261.

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