Wednesday 21 November 2018


MORTKHE FES(E)L (November 15, 1906-1943)
            He was born in Sasov (Sasów), Galicia.  He was among the leading figures in “Tseire Agudat Yisrael” (Agudat Yisrael youth) in his area.  He wrote stories and poetry for Beys-yankev-zhurnal (Beys Yankev journal).  He often published as well in the journal of Tseire Agudat Yisrael in Warsaw.  In 1938 he brought out a collection of his poetry and stories.  At the time of the Nazi occupation, he was killed in the Zolochiv ghetto around Passover time in 1943.

Sources: Information from Moyshe Zigler in Jerusalem.
Yankev Kahan

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