Monday 23 July 2018


YITSKHOK PLIVATSKI (1896-December 12, 1918)
            He was born in Nayshtetl (Nowe Miasto), Poland.  From 1903 until his death, he lived in Lodz.  He was a cofounder of the Lodz literary association.  He published lyrical poetry, tales, and stories for children in: Lodzer tageblat (Lodz daily newspaper) (from 1912), Nayer lodzer morgnblat (New Lodz morning newspaper), Folksblat (People’s newspaper), and Der yudisher zhurnalist (The Jewish journalist), among other serials, in Lodz.  For his poem “Makabi” (Maccabi), written soon after the Lemberg pogrom, the Polish authorities threw him in prison.  He became ill with typhus there and died.

Sources: Folksblat (Lodz) (December 13, 1918); M. Broderzon, in Folksblat (December 20, 1918); Khayim Leyb Fuks, in Fun noentn over (New York) 3 (1957), see index.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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