Thursday 14 June 2018


NEKHEMYE ENDLIN (1911-August 9, 1981)
            He was born in Ekaterinoslav, Ukraine.  In 1921 his family settled in Memel, Lithuania.  He studied in religious elementary school and yeshivas.  He completed high school as an external student.  He was active in leftist politics.  He lived through the Kovno ghetto, and from 1943 he was a partisan.  He assumed important state posts in Soviet Lithuania.  From 1971 he was living in Israel.  In book form: Af di vegn fun partizaner-kamf, zikhroynes (On the roads of guerrilla fighting, memoirs) (Tel Aviv, 1980), 400 pp., Hebrew translation by Shimon Noi as Bedarkhe haleḥima hapartizanit (Tel Aviv, 1983), 270 pp.  He died in Ḥadara, Israel.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 418.

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