Tuesday 16 April 2019


VOLF KROSHKIN (October 22, 1962-November 23, 1927)
            He was born in Vilna.  He studied in the Vilna Jewish teachers’ institute over the years 1879-1882.  He was a merchant and a community leader.  From time to time, he published articles in Yudishes folksblat (Jewish people’s newspaper) in St. Petersburg.  He translated Di geheymnisse fun konstantinopoler hoyf, a hekhst interessanter historisher roman in fier theylen (The secret of the Constantinople court, a highly interesting historical novel in four parts) (Vilna: L. M”ts, 1895), 98 pp., 112 pp., 102 pp., and 98 pp.  His son, ELYE KROSHKIN, edited Der yidisher soykher (The Jewish merchant) in Vilna (1927-1928).

Source: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 3.
Berl Cohen

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