Wednesday 18 September 2019


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 Menaem Ser (Tel Aviv: Hamenorah, 1975), 203 pp.; and in Flemish a volume on the history of the Jews of Antwerp (Antwerp, 1963), 302 pp.
Ruvn Goldberg

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