Sunday 29 July 2018


YANKL PERLMAN (ca. 1900-1981)
            He was born in Warsaw, Poland.  By trade he worked as a baker.  He was active in the revolutionary workers’ movement.  Because of political persecution, he fled in 1930 from Poland and settled in Paris.  In book form: Dos yingl fun krokhmalnye, a khronik fun a lebn (The lad from Krochmalne [Street], a chronicle of a life), vol. 1 (Paris: Oyfsnay, 1968), 275 pp., vol. 2 (Tel Aviv: Hamenorah, 1971), 207 pp.  He died in Paris.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 433.

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