Tuesday 20 November 2018


            He was born in Pshevorsk (Przeworsk), Galicia.  His earliest years were spent in Central Asia and Russia.  In 1948 he made aliya to Israel, and there he studied in high school along with supplementary religious subjects.  He worked in various trades and in the evenings studied literature at Tel Aviv University.  In 1962 he became a sailor and traveled through Europe aboard ship.  More recently he was working in a bank in Lod and was one of the editors of the local Hebrew-language, weekly newspaper, Hazman (The times).  He published a series of poems in Yiddish in Di yidishe tsaytung (The Jewish newspaper) and Letste nayes (Latest news) in Tel Aviv.  He was last living in Lod, Israel.
Yankev Kahan

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