FROYM SHMIDT (b. January 2, 1914)
He was born in Antwerp. He attended “Yesode tora” (Foundations of the Torah). He was a diamond merchant. From time to time, he published poems and notices in Unzer vort (Our word) in Paris. He edited the Yiddish-Flemish periodical Di tsentrale (The central). In book form: Ester, teater-shpil in 5 aktn (Esther, a theater play in five acts), with a Hebrew translation by Menaḥem Ser (Tel Aviv: Hamenorah, 1975), 203 pp.; and in Flemish a volume on the history of the Jews of Antwerp (Antwerp, 1963), 302 pp.