Monday 19 November 2018


YANKEV FELDRAYZ (b. May 25, 1887)
            He was born in Mezritsh (Międzyrzecz), Shedlets (Siedlce) district, Poland.  For a time he lived in London.  In 1907 he emigrated to the United States.  He published stories, novellas, and correspondence pieces in: Der arbayter fraynd (The workers’ friend) in London (1905-1906); the journal Der baginen (The dawn) (1925-1926), Fraye arbeter-shtime (Free voice of labor), and Forverts (Forward) in New York; Dr. Yitskhok Unterman’s weekly newspaper Der shtern (The star) and Morgenshtern (Morning star) in Newark; and Hodson-nayes (Hudson news) in Paterson; among others.  He was living in Newark until 1950, moving to Florida thereafter.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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