Wednesday 4 October 2017


AVROM MAYMUDES (b. December 2, 1901)
            He was born in Ostrov (Ostrów), Poland.  He received a religious education.  In 1920 immigrated to the United States.  He graduated from the Workmen’s Circle teachers’ seminary and worked as a teacher in Jewish schools in Cleveland, New York, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles where he lived in his later years.  He published articles in: Frayhayt (Freedom), Kalifornyer shriftn (California writings), and on health issues in Morgn frayhayt (Morning freedom) for which he used the pen name Ben-Yankev.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), cols. 372-73.

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