Friday 22 February 2019


HYMAN Y. KASTREL (1890-February 25, 1956)
            He was a journalist, one of the founders and a contributor to the daily newspaper Frayhayt (Freedom) in New York.  Over the years 1933-1935, he edited the monthly Funken (Sparks).  He was frequently selected by the Communist Party as a candidate for political office.  He died in New York.

Sources: Morgn frayhayt (New York) (October 27, 1934; February 27, 1956); Yeshurin archive, YIVO (New York).
Berl Cohen

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