Wednesday 27 June 2018


            He was born in Yuzefov (Yosypivka), Ukraine.  After WWI he moved to Belgium.  He was a businessman and community leader in Antwerp.  In 1942, during the Nazi occupation, he was sent to German concentration camps: Auschwitz, Buchenwald, and Gros-Rosen.  He was liberated in 1945.  His book Zikhroynes fun a katsetnik (Memoirs of a concentration camp inmate) was published serially, starting in July 1965, in Idishe tsaytung (Jewish newspaper) in Tel Aviv.  He was last living in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Source: Idishe tsaytung (Tel Aviv) (April 22, 1965).
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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