Sunday 22 January 2017


YANKEV KATZ (1907-December 11, 1968)
            He was born in Zhilkevke (Żółkiewka), Lublin district, Poland.  During WWII he was confined in Nazi ghettos and death camps.  After liberation he was in displaced persons camps in Germany, and it was there that he wrote the book Milkhome-zikhroynes (War memoirs), chapters of which were published, from June 1945, in Morgn-zhurnal (Morning journal) in New York.  He died in Haifa.

Sources: Preface to his articles by the editorial board of Morgn-zhurnal (New York) (June 26, 1945); oral information from A. Roytman in New York.
Zaynvl Diamant

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