Wednesday 5 December 2018


YANKEV FRIDMAN (July 17, 1893-June 11, 1960)
            He was born in Sokhatshov (Sochaczew), near Warsaw, Poland.  In 1920 he made aliya to the land of Israel.  Over the years 1928-1937, he was the Israel correspondent for Sokhtshever tsaytung (Sochaczew newspaper), and he was also co-editor of the Yiddish-Hebrew Pinkes Sokhatshov (Records of Sochaczew) in Tel Aviv (1962).  He died in Givatayim, near Tel Aviv, Israel.

Sources: D. Tidhar, Entsiklopedyah lealutse hayishuv uvonav (Encyclopedia of the pioneers and builders of the yishuv), vol.11 (Tel Aviv, 1961), p. 4091; Y. Rozen, in Pinkes Sokhatshov (Records of Sochaczew) (Tel Aviv, 1962), p. 765.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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