Tuesday 15 May 2018


            He was born in Warsaw, Poland.  He lived in Warsaw and Lodz.  He was a bookseller, an author, and a librarian.  Over the years 1904-1916, he owned a lending library on Wschód St. in Lodz.  He published Hassidic tales and adapted moralistic writings in: Lodzer nakhrikhten (Lodz notices) and Lodzer tageblat (Lodz daily newspaper), and in Hebrew Hatsfira (The siren) and Hayom (Today) in St. Petersburg, among others.  He authored a series of chapbooks in Yiddish under the general title Mayse plies (Tale of wonders) (Lodz-Warsaw, 1904-1914), 28 pp. each.  He died in Lodz.

Source: Khayim Leyb Fuks, in Fun nonentn over (New York) 3 (1957), p. 192.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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