Thursday 28 June 2018


ITSHE-MEYER POZNANSKI (1889-February 27, 1937)
            He was born in Lodz, Poland.  He served as director of a commercial school in Lodz.  In 1924 he left Poland and settled in Philadelphia.  There he directed the Jewish Zhitlovsky schools.  He was a journalist and storyteller.  He co-edited: Lodzer nakhrikhten (Lodz notices) in 1906; and Lodzer tageblat (Lodz daily newspaper) over the period 1907-1924.  For a time he served as the Lodz correspondent for Haynt (Today) in Warsaw, Yidishes tageblat (Jewish daily newspaper) in New York, and Di idishe velt (The Jewish world) in Philadelphia.  He published a series of articles on pedagogy and education.  He died in an automobile collision on the way from Montreal to New York.

Sources: Di idishe velt (Philadelphia) (March 3, 1937); Morgn-zhurnal (New York) (March 11, 1937); Khayim Leyb Fuks, in Fun noentn over (New York) 3 (1957).
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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