Wednesday 24 January 2018


            He came from Loyvitsh (Lovich, Łowicz), Poland.  He was the author of “highly interesting” novels which were published in the second half of the nineteenth century in Warsaw and in Hershenhorn’s publishing house in Lublin, among them: Di dray khaverim (The three friends), Erlikh un basheydn (Honest and unassuming), and Di sheyne khane (The lovely Hannah) (all in Lublin); Der kluger kop (The wise head), with a preface by the author (Warsaw, 1895), 96 pp.; and Zehr a sheyne geshikhte fun a graf mit dray zohne (A very beautiful story about a count with three sons) (Vilna, 1912), 22 pp.

Sources: According to the catalogues of Hershenhorn’s publications in Lublin and the Warsaw book catalogues from 1904 to 1907, as well as according to the “Harkavy Collection” at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

[Additional information from: Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 391.]

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