Sunday 16 December 2018


            He was born in Vilna, Kovno district, Lithuania.  He graduated from a Yiddish-Hebrew high school.  Until 1935 he studied in Dr. Esther Eliashev’s courses at the Jewish people’s university in Kovno.  He debuted in print with sketches and stories in Folksbat (People’s newspaper) in Kovno (1933).  Over the years 1934-1935, he published in it in installments his novel Bay di bregn fun nyeman (By the shores of the Nieman [River]).  Since WWII there has been no information about him.

Sources: Dr. Esther Eliashev, in Folksblat (Kovno) (September 12, 1934); information from Yudel Mark in New York.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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