Thursday 28 June 2018


SHLOYME PAV (1911-summer 1943)
            He was born in Balut, the poor section of Lodz, Poland.  He graduated from a secular Jewish school and went on to work as a tailor.  In 1937 he was coopted onto the central committee of the socialist organization “Tsukunft” (Future) of the Youth Bund.  At the time of the Nazi occupation during the years of WWII, he left for Warsaw.  He was active in the underground resistance movement of the Warsaw Ghetto.  He published articles and poems in: Yugnt-veker (Youth alarm) in Warsaw; and Lodzher veker (Lodz alarm).  He was an editorial board member of the underground Yugnt-shtime (Voice of youth) in Warsaw.  He was killed during the Warsaw Ghetto uprising.

Sources: B. Goldshteyn, Finf yor in varshever geto (Five years in the Warsaw Ghetto) (New York: Unzer tsayt, 1947); Unzer tsayt (New York) (November-December 1949); Yoysef Kermish, in Goldene keyt (Tel Aviv) 27 (1957).
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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