Sunday 3 December 2017


Y. A. MARGOLIS (1876-1929)
            He hailed from Pinsk district, Polesia.  In 1902 he arrived in the United States, lived for a time in New York, engaged in various trades, while at the same time continuing his education.  In 1920 he graduated from the medical school of New York University and settled in Newark where he practiced as a doctor.  He was active in Jewish cultural societies near Newark, Paterson, and other towns in New Jersey.  He published stories in Forverts (Forward) and Fraye arbeter-shtime (Free voice of labor) in New York and in the Yiddish publications out of New Jersey: Der shtern (The star) and Der morgenshtern (The Morningstar).  He was a regular contributor to Dr. K. Forenberg’s Di yidishe shtime (The Jewish voice) and Der morgenshtern (1922-1929).  He died in Newark

Sources: Information from M. Naks in Newark and Sh. D. Zinger in New York.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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