Sunday 14 July 2019


GERSHON SHAPIRO (1886-January 5, 1962)
            He was born in Shklov (Szkłów), Byelorussia.  From the 1920s he was living in Berlin and from 1933 in Paris.  He was a territorialist.  He was editor and publisher of the quarterly Frayland (Freeland) (1952-1961).  He also wrote sketches about life in Szkłów from times past.  He died in Paris.

Source: Mikhl Astur, in Afn shvel (New York) (March 2, 1962).
Beyle Gottesman

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