Tuesday 25 April 2017


H. LIPSET (1876-1921)
            The adopted name of H. Lifshits, he came from Lithuania.  At the end of the nineteenth century, he moved to the United States.  For many years he was news editor and feature writer for Yidishes tageblat (Jewish daily newspaper) in New York.  He also published under such pseudonyms as: H. Litvak and Gamliel.  He was thought to have died in Florida.

Sources: Zalmen Reyzen, Psevdonimen in der yidisher literatur (Pseudonyms in Yiddish literature) (Vilna, 1939), p. 22; information from Y. Y. Fridman in New York.

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