Wednesday 12 December 2018


            He was a Soviet writer, who wrote stories for: Yungvald (Young forest), Pyoner (Pioneer), and Emes (Truth) in Moscow; and Shtern (Star) in Kharkov; among others.  In book form: Der zavod ruft, fartseykhenungen (The factory calls, jottings), “a story of modern times” (Moscow: Emes, 1934), 76 pp.  Since the show trials of 1937, he has disappeared without a trace.  Biographical details remain unknown.

Sources: N. Rubinshteyn, Dos yidishe bukh in sovetnfarband (The Yiddish book in the Soviet Union) (1934), see index; N. Mayzil, Dos yidishe shafn un der yidisher shrayber in sovetn-farband (Jewish creation and the Jewish writer in the Soviet Union) (New York, 1959), see index.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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