YISROEL-GERSHON KHANAKHOVITSH (b. October 18, 1916)
He was born in Plotsk (Płock), Poland. He studied in a Jewish public school and high school. In 1947 he emigrated to Paris and in 1953 to the United States. Over the years 1935-1938, he was a correspondent for Moment (Moment) in Warsaw. In 1937 he published and edited the weekly newspaper Plotsker lebn (Płock life). He also wrote for Algemeyne zhurnal (General journal) in New York. Among his pen names: Yisroel-Gershon, Gershon Batsh, and G. Plotsker.
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 314.
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