Sunday 24 June 2018


            He was born in Stashev (Staszów), Poland.  Until WWII he was active in the pioneer youth movement.  Over the years 1940-1945, he was confined in ghettos and in the concentration camps of Buchenwald and Theresienstadt.  Thereafter he lived for a time in Warsaw and in survivor camps, and from 1949 in Israel.  He was editor of Seyfer stashev (Volume on Staszów) (Tel Aviv, 1962), 525 pp. in Hebrew and Yiddish, and 35 pp. in English.  In this work may be found his writings on Jewish community life in Staszów until 1939 and on the destruction of Staszów.  He was last living in Givatayim, Israel.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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