Monday 19 November 2018


LEYB FELDSHTEYN (d. June 27, 1945)
            Known by the name Leybke, he belonged to the first leaders of the Jewish Socialist Party, the Galician Bund, in Torne (Tarnów).  Early on he assumed a prominent place among the first literary critics in Galicia.  He was a regular contributor to Lemberger togblat (Lemberg daily newspaper).  After WWI he moved to Switzerland, where he was active in supporting Jewish culture.  He also contributed to YIVO.  He died in Zurich.

Source: Torne, kiem un khurbn fun a yidisher shtot (Tarnów, the existence and destruction of a Jewish city) (Tel Aviv, 1954), p. 928.
Leyb Vaserman

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