Thursday, 13 July 2017


SIMKHE MALIN (d. 1943)
            He was born in Brisk (Brest), Lithuania.  He studied in the yeshivas of Volozhin, Kovno, Slonim, and Slobodka, among others.  In 1918 he became a rabbi in Bialystok.  He was the author of such religious texts as: Torat hanikur hashalem (The complete laws of porging) (Bialystok, 1926), 152 pp.; Torat hasheḥita vehabedika (Ritual slaughter and inspection) (Bialystok, 1935), 134 pp.; Praktishe metode fun treybern fleysh loyṭ di foderungen fun der letster tsayt (in shaykhes mitn nayem shkhite-gezets in poyln) (Practical method for porging meat, according to the requirements of the recent times, in conjunction with the new slaughtering laws in Poland) (Warsaw-Bialystok, 1936), 63 pp.  He also published articles in the Bialystok newspaper Undzer lebn (Our life).  He was killed in the Bialystok ghetto during the Nazi occupation.

Sources: M. N., in Dos vort (Vilna) (1926); Byalistoker almanakh (Bialystok almanac) (Bialystok, 1931); Byalistoker leksikon (Bialystok handbook) (Bialystok, 1935); Byalistoker bilder album (Bialystok picture album) (New York, 1951).
Yankev Kahan

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