Monday 27 November 2017


BOREKH MERIN (April 14, 1900-August 7, 1983)
            He was born in Rakev (Rakowa), Byelorussia.  He attended religious elementary school and later the Russian high school in Minsk and the technicum in Bobruisk.  He published from time to time in: Keneder odler (Canadian eagle) in Montreal; and Svive (Environs), Zayn (To be), and Undzer eygn vort (Our own word) in New York.  In book form he wrote: Fun rakev biz kloge, bilder fun a khorever velt (From Rakowa to Klooga, pictures from a world destroyed) (New York, 1969), 192 pp.  He died in New York.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 384.

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