Friday 23 June 2017


MORRIS LERNER (1887-1956)
            He came from Vilna.  In 1906 he moved to the United States and lived in New York.  In 1919 he opened a Yiddish publishing house in Paterson, New Jersey.  He published and edited Der shtern (The star), “weekly newspaper for industry, literature, secular and local events” (New Jersey, 1919-1922), first published in Paterson and later in New York.  He also published under the name Ben-Yankev.  He died in New York

Source: Information from Yosl Kohn in New York.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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