Monday, 13 August 2018

YOYSEF PERTSOVSKI


YOYSEF PERTSOVSKI (1898-1969)
            He was a journalist and art connoisseur who lived in Leningrad.  He published articles, reportage pieces, and notes on Jewish heroes, artists, and cultural life in Leningrad after the war years, mostly for Warsaw’s Folks-shtime (Voice of the people) and Moscow’s Sovetish heymland (Soviet homeland).

Chaim Beider, Leksikon fun yidishe shrayber in ratn-farband (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers in the Soviet Union), ed. Boris Sandler and Gennady Estraikh (New York: Congress for Jewish Culture, Inc., 2011), p. 285.


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