Wednesday 28 August 2019


SH. SHEYNKINDER (d. January 1943)
            He was a journalist.  In 1939 he returned from a German prison of war camp for Polish soldiers.  He worked in the Warsaw Ghetto archive.  He placed work in: Moment (Moment), Varshever radyo (Warsaw radio), and other serials.  His poetry appeared in: Shmerke Katsherginski, Lider fun getos and lagern (Songs of the ghettos and camps) (New York, 1948).  He died in the Warsaw Ghetto (according to Shmerke Katsherginski, it was in Treblinka in the summer of 1942).

Sources: Arn Ayzenbakh, Visnshaftlekhe forshungen in varshever geto (Scholarly research work in the Warsaw Ghetto) (New York: YIVO, 1948); Ber Mark, Umgekumene shrayber fun di getos un lagern (Murdered writers from the ghettos and camps) (Warsaw, 1954), pp. 51, 60, 61.
Berl Cohen

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