Thursday 6 April 2017


DAN LEYSTNER (October 23, 1900-April 24, 1954)
            He was born in Kolbushev (Kolbuszowa), Galicia.  He studied medicine in Berlin.  He was vice-chairman of the Revisionist organization in Germany.  He later moved to Argentina where he was active among the revisionists and edited the weekly periodical Der yidisher veg (The Jewish path).  In 1933 he moved to Brazil and lived in Porto Alegre where he died.

Source: Leksikon, oyfkum un antviklung fun yidishn yishev in porto alegre (Biographical dictionary, rise, and development of the Jewish community in Porto Alegre) (Rio de Janeiro, 1957), p. 39.
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