Monday 22 January 2018


YITSKHOK NIMTSOVITSH (January 14, 1914-November 9, 1978)
            He was born near Pinsk.  He graduated from a Hebrew high school.  In 1932 he made aliya to the land of Israel.  He was active in pedagogical institutions, theater, and “Aliyat hanoar” (Youth aliya).  He published articles and depictions of Jewish figures in: Tog-morgn-zhurnal (Day-morning journal) in New York; Di prese (The press) in Buenos Aires; Oystralishe yidishe nayes (Australian Jewish news) in Melbourne; Letste nayes (Latest news) in Tel Aviv; Haarets (The land), Haboker (This morning), Yediot aḥronot (Late news), and Maariv (Evening)—in Tel Aviv.  He authored Bizekhutam, demuyot min hapinkas (For their sake, portraits from a notebook) (Tel Aviv, 1968), 332 pp.—concerning Jewish heroes from the Hitler era.  He died in Tel Aviv.

Sources: A. Kisri, in Maariv (Tel Aviv) (March 1, 1968); A. Barukh, in Hatsofe (Tel Aviv) (March 1, 1968); Moshe Kol, Anashim umaasim (People and deeds) (Tel Aviv, 1983), pp. 150-52.
Ruvn Goldberg

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 390.

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