Tuesday, 24 January 2017


            He was born in Lutsk, Volhynia.  He studied in religious elementary school and yeshivas.  He lived in Poland until 1927, later emigrating to Cuba where he was a cofounder of the Jewish writers’ group “Yung-kuba” (Young Cuba).  He published poems and critical articles in Kubaner yidishe yontef bleter (Cuban Jewish holiday sheets), Oyfgang (Arise), and Dos yidishe vort (The Yiddish word)—all in Havana (1927-1933).  He was active in leftist Jewish circles.  In 1934 he left Cuba for Russia.  Subsequent details remain unknown.

Source: Y. Reznik, in Havaner lebn, almanac (Havana, 1943), p. 296.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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