Monday 19 November 2018


MOYSHE FELDMAN (January 12, 1882-June 2, 1962)
            He was born in Lubar (Lyubar), Ukraine.  He received a Jewish and a general education.  In 1923 he emigrated to Montreal.  He was a teacher in the People’s Order schools in Montreal, Toronto, and New York.  He wrote about cultural and literary matters for: Der kamf (The struggle), Der veg (The way), and Folksblat (People’s newspaper) in Toronto; Yungvarg (Youth) and Yidishe kultur (Jewish culture) in New York.  In book form: Mayn yidish bukh (My Yiddish book), textbook (New York, 1962).  Pen name: Mesholem.  He died in New York.

Source: Khayim Leyb Fuks, Hundert yor yidishe un hebreishe literatur in kanade (A century of Yiddish and Hebrew literature in Canada) (Montreal, 1980).

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 449.

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