Tuesday 11 December 2018


MAKS (MAX) FREYLIKH (b. December 18, 1904)
            He was born in Blendov (Błędów), near Warsaw, Poland.  He received a traditional education.  From his early years, he was active in the Labor Zionist movement.  He made his way to Havana, Cuba, and from there to Caracas, Venezuela in 1931.  He began publishing in 1936 in Forverts (Forward) in New York.  In later years he also published in Heymish (Familiar) and Yidishe tsaytung (Jewish newspaper) in Tel Aviv; Meksikaner lebn (Mexican life) in Mexico City; and Undzer gedank (Our thoughts) and Venezueler vokhnblat (Venezuela weekly newspaper) in Caracas.  He was last living in Caracas, Venezuela.

Source: Y. Khadashi, in Yidishe tsaytung (Tel Aviv) (February 26, 1965).
Yankev Kahan

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