Wednesday 30 January 2019


MARKS KOHEN (b. 1879)
            He was woodcutter and carver, born in Moliev (Mogilev).  In 1901 he emigrated to London where he became an anarchist.  His works: Di beygel farkoyferin baym dnyepr un andere dertseylungen (The bagel saleslady by the Dnieper River and other stories) (London, 1950), 98 pp.; Di ershte pyonern nokh erets yisroel (The first pioneers to the land of Israel) (London, 1952), 47 pp.  Both booklets were memoirs of his familiar environs, written in fictional form.

Source: Yeshurin archive, YIVO (New York).
Yekhezkl Lifshits

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