Sunday 16 October 2016


AVROM TIGER (1900-October 18, 1928)
            He was born in Warsaw, Poland, the younger brother of Zelig Tigel.  He studied in religious elementary school and yeshiva.  During WWI, he worked in an ammunitions factory in Köln.  From 1919 he was living in Antwerp, Belgium.  He was editor of the weekly newspaper, Di yudishe tsaytung (The Jewish newspaper) in Brussels (1925-1928), in which he published articles and stories about immigrant Jewish life.  He was the Belgian correspondent for Parizer haynt (Paris today) and Moment (Moment) in Warsaw.  He authored the brochure: Dos yidishe lebn in antverpn (Jewish life in Antwerp), “features and notes” (Köln: self-published, 1921), 34 pp.  He also wrote under such pen names as: A. Gelti and A. Tili.  He died in Brussels.

Sources: D. Lerer, in Di yudishe tsaytung (Brussels) (October 25, 1928); Lerer, Literarishe bleter (Warsaw) (November 9, 1928); M. Altman, in Der yudisher almanakh (The Jewish almanac) (Antwerp, 1933).
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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