Tuesday 20 June 2017


YANKEV-MEYER LERINMAN (1847-September 24, 1929)
            He was born in Utyan (Utena), Kovno district, Lithuania.  He was a Zionist community leader and a speaker in Grodno, Vilna, and Minsk.  In 1905 he settled in the land of Israel.  He published articles in: Hamelits (The spectator), Hatsfira (The siren), and Yudishes folks-blatt (Jewish people’s newspaper), among other serials.  In book form: Vegn di eynigkeyt fun unzer folk (On the unity of our people) (Vilna, 1900), 32 pp.  He died in Yafo.

Source: D. Tidhar, in Entsiklopedyah leḥalutse hayishuv uvonav (Encyclopedia of the pioneers and builders of the yishuv), vol. 1 (Tel Aviv, 1947), p. 463.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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