Friday 9 March 2018


HYMEN SVEY (June 1, 1880-August 31, 1954)
            He was born in Dvinsk (Dinaburg, Daugavpils), Byelorussia.  He served as editor of Idishe velt (Jewish world) in Cleveland, a daily newspaper until 1943, a weekly until 1953, and thereafter a monthly.  He died in Cincinnati.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 401.

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