Wednesday 25 July 2018


SH. PELITSH (PELICH) (1889-October 16, 1949)
            He was born in a town near Kamenets-Podolsk, Ukraine.  From 1919 he was living in the United States.  He was a sweatshop worker.  He published poems, articles, and essays in: Di feder (The pen), Gerekhtikeyt (Justice), Fraye arbeter-shtime (Free voice of labor), Abba Gordin’s Yidishe shriftn (Yiddish writings), Idisher kemfer (Jewish fighter), and Nyu-yorker vokhnblat (New York weekly newspaper), among others.  In book form: In likht fun shotn, proze in ferzn (In light from shadows, prose in verse) (New York, 1937), 128 pp.; Ikh, meditatsyes in ferzn (I, meditations in verse) (New York, 1940), 192 pp.  He died in New York.

Sources: Sh. Tenenboym, in Der idisher zhurnal (Toronto) (January 10, 1944); Nyu-yorker vokhnblat (New York) 379 (1949).
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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