Wednesday 23 November 2016


YASHA TSHERNIS (1909-1977)
            He was born in Novogorod-Volinsk.  He studied in the Odessa Pedagogical Institute.   From 1932 he was living in Birobidzhan, Proskurov, Khotin, and Moscow.  He wrote jottings and stories.  In later years he served as an editorial contributor to Sovetish heymland (Soviet homeland) in Moscow.  In book form: Der veg keyn kukan (The road to Kukan) (Moscow: Sovetski pisatel, 1984), 64 pp.  He died in Moscow.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), cols. 290-91.

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  1. KHAYIM (CHAIM) BEYDER wrote about YASHA TSHERNIS an essay "Zayn emeser baruf" (His real vocation) in Di vegn, vos mir antdekn : fartsaykhenungen, eseyen (The ways/roads that we open : feature articles, (notes), essays.- Moskve: Sovetski pisatel,1991.- 636, [1] , portr., ill.
    די װעגן, װאס מיר אנטדעקן :פארצײכענונגען, עסײען
    כאים בײדער; קינסטלער - װ. װעקסלער
    Artist : Векслер, Виктор Абрамович (1940-?) Veksler Victor