Friday 7 December 2018


LIPE FRIDMAN (b. 1904)
            He was born in Selish (Sevluš), Czechoslovakia.  He studied in yeshiva and public school.  During the Nazi occupation, he was confined in the Sevluš ghetto and in Auschwitz concentration camp.  From 1947 he was living in the United States.  He was director of the Satmar yeshiva and the girls’ school “Beys Rokhl” (House of Rachel) in Brooklyn.  He authored the textbook Dos yidishe yor (The Jewish year), a text for religious girls’ schools (New York, 1961), 252 pp.  He was also translator into Yiddish of Shulkhn orekh (The set table) (New York, 1966), adapted for religious girls’ schools.  He was last living in Brooklyn.

Sources: B. Ts. Goldberg, in Tog-morgn-zhurnal (New York) (July 2, 1962); M. Unger, in Tog-morgn-zhurnal (August 28, 1962).
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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