Friday 16 December 2016


DOVID YUTAN (June 5, 1916-2000)
            He was born in Vilna.  He graduated from a Jewish high school and studied agronomy at Vilna University.  He was an active leader among the Zionist Revisionists.  In 1941 he arrived in Tel Aviv.  There he became active in the illegal Irgun organization and was arrested several times by the British and deported to Latrun and other camps.  He was a member of the Tel Aviv city council.  He published articles in: Vilner radyo (Vilna radio), Unzer veg (Our way) in Warsaw, and Tsum kamf (To the struggle) in Cracow, among other serials.  He also published Der vilner informator (The Vilna informer), “for business, industry, and the free professions” (Vilna, 1938), 112 pp.  He also contributed to Ḥerut (Freedom) in Tel Aviv.

Source: D. Tidhar, in Entsiklopedyah leḥalutse hayishuv uvonav (Encyclopedia of the pioneers and builders of the yishuv), vol. 8 (Tel Aviv, 1958), p. 3185.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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