Wednesday 14 December 2016


AVROM YUDIN (May 10, 1906-November 2, 1993)
            He was born in Baranovitsh, Byelorussia.  His surname at birth: Yudelenovitsh.  He studied in religious primary school and yeshiva.  In 1927 he moved to New York and worked there in various trades.  He debuted in print with correspondence pieces in Haynt (Today) and Moment (Moment) in Warsaw.  He wrote articles for Forverts (Forward), Tog (Day), and for several decades for Frayhayt (Freedom) and Morgn-frayhayt (Morning freedom); in the last of these, he had a weekly column entitled “Mit a nodl, on a nodl” (With a needle, without a needle) and was editor of the workers’ page.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 299.

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