Tuesday 16 August 2016


TSVI ZILBERBERG (1907-March 6, 1971)
            The younger brother of Naftoli Zilberberg, he was born in Warsaw.  He graduated high school and studied at Warsaw University.  He survived the war years in Russia.  In 1945 he returned to Poland but soon thereafter left for Germany and the refugee camps.  From 1948 he was living in Israel.  His journalistic activities began in 1925 with Moment (Moment) in Warsaw.  He was among the cofounders and revivers of the Yiddish press in German camps after the destruction in Poland.  He worked for the daily newspaper Haboker (This morning) in Tel Aviv; edited the weekly newspaper Haynt (Today) in Tel Aviv (1949-1950); and served as co-editor of Nowiny i Kurier (News and courier) in Tel Aviv.  He died in Tel Aviv.

Sources: Sefer hashana shel haitonaim (Journalism yearbook) (Tel Aviv, 1954); M. Ravitsh, Mayn leksikon (My lexicon), vol. 3 (Montreal, 1958), p. 476.

[Additional information from: Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 262.]

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