Monday 25 March 2019


DANIEL KUKYELKO (KUKIELKA) (b. January 5, 1907)
            The author of stories, he was born in Warsaw.  He studied in Talmud-Torah, later in a public school.  In 1930 he emigrated to Paris.  From 1942 he was in the French resistance movement.  He began writing stories for Der teater-shpigl (The theater mirror) in Paris (1950), thereafter placing work in: Unzer vort (Our word), the weekly newspaper Unzer veg (Our way), the daily Unzer shtime (Our voice), Parizer heftn (Parisian notebooks), and Dorem-afrike (South Africa).  In book form: Azoy vi in a kholem (Just as in a dream), a novel (Paris: Polyglottes, 1966), 224 pp., published serially earlier in Haynt (Today) in Montevideo; In yene goyrldike teg (In those fateful days) (Paris: Polyglottes, 1970), 270 pp.; Unter bloye himlen, in un arum yisroel (Under blue skies, in and around Israel) (Paris: Impressions Populaires, 1977), 400 pp.; Tsurik tsum shtam (Return to origins), a novel (Paris, 1979), 335 pp.
Berl Cohen

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