Friday 24 May 2019


MOYSHE-KHAYIM ROLNIK (October 10, 1912-December 1977)
            He was born in Opole, near Lublin.  He studied in yeshiva.  In 1931 he emigrated to Paris and in 1941 to New York.  He was a teacher in Workmen’s Circle schools.  From 1954 he was living in Rio de Janeiro.  From 1932 he published poetry and articles in the Parisian Yiddish press, as well as in: Literarishe bleter (Literary leaves) in Warsaw, Vokhnshrift far literatur (Weeklywritingfor literature), Shtern (Star) in Minsk, Hamer (Hammer) in New York, Di prese (The press) in Buenos Aires, and Belgishe bleter (Belgian sheets) in Brussels.  In book form: Iber grenitsn (Across borders), poetry (Paris: Yidishe shrayber-farband, 1937), 66 pp.

Source: Joseph Leftwich, The Golden Peacock (London, 1939).
Berl Cohen

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