Sunday 14 January 2018


YITSKHOK NOYMAN (ITZHAK NEWMAN) (December 17, 1890-1966)
            He was born in Lentshits (Łęczyca), Poland.  He received a strong religious education.  After arriving in the United States, he settled in California.  He debuted in print in 1946 in the weekly Kalifornyer idishe shtime (Jewish voice of California).  He regularly wrote a column on Jewish matters.  He published historical and philosophical essays in the publications: Kalifornyer lebn (California life), Literarishe heftn (Literary notebooks), and Der bekher (The beaker)—in Los Angeles; and Davke (Necessarily) in Buenos Aires.  He was a consistent contributor to the journal Kheshbn (The score) in Los Angeles.  In book form: Fun di alte oytsres, historish-yidishe ophandlungen un komentarn (From the old treasures, historical Jewish treatments and commentaries), essays on Tanakh and Talmud, published by the Perets Hirshbeyn wing of the Jewish National Labor Alliance (Los Angeles, 1963), 156 pp.  He died in Los Angeles, California.

Source: Sol Liptzin, in In Jewish Bookland (New York) (January 1964).
Benyomen Elis

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