Wednesday 24 May 2017


YERUKHEM LEVIN (1899-March 31, 1959)
            He was born in Bialystok.  He attended religious elementary schools and acquired secular subject matter privately.  He was an administrator for Tseire-Tsiyon (Young Zionists) in the democratic Jewish community council.  He worked as a teacher in the Gnessin School in Bialystok and contributed to the Bialystok newspaper Undzer lebn (Our life) and Gut morgn (Good morning), as well as to Byalistoker shtime (Voice of Bialystok) in New York.  Made aliya to Israel in 1922 and died in Afula, Israel.

Sources: Dos naye lebn (Bialystok), jubilee issue (April 4, 1929); Gut morgn (Bialystok) (November 15, 1933); Byalistoker leksikon (Bialystok handbook) (Bialystok, 1935); Byalistoker shtime (New York) (September 1939; September-October 1949; April 1959); Tog-morgn-zhurnal (New York) (April 1959).
Yankev Kahan

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