Wednesday 21 September 2016


            He was born in Kiev, Ukraine.  In 1885 he came to the United States where he became a laborer.  He published poetry, fables, feature pieces, stories, and translations from Russian and German in: Folks-advokat (People’s advocate) and Forverts (Forward) in New York.  He was also a regular contributor to the monthly journal Di natsyon (The nation), published by N. M. Shaykevitsh (Shomer) and M. Goldman, in 1901-1902 in New York.  His work in book form: Der yudn-klemer (The Jewish eyeglasses), translated from the German (New York, 1901), 16 pp.  He also wrote under the name “Khurtshin from Kiev.”
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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