Wednesday 24 August 2016


SHIYE ZINGER (March 15, 1877-September 16, 1952)
            He wrote under the pen name of Aḥizevel.  He was born in Navaredok (Novogrudok), Byelorussia.  He later moved to London, England, and from there in 1912 moved on to North America.  For a short time he lived in New York, later moving to Toronto, Canada.  He began writing in London, publishing in local publications: Hatsofe (The spectator), Hashulamis (The Shulamite), Der telefon (The telephone), Der lustiker telefon (The joyous telephone), Londoner tageblat (London daily newspaper), and Idisher ekspres (Jewish express).  Later, in New York, he published in Kundes (Prankster) and Idisher beker (Jewish baker); and in Toronto in Idisher zhurnal (Jewish journal).  He died in Toronto.  Further biographical information remains unknown.

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