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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