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Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre
BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE WHO WERE ONCE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE;
aS FEATURED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
VOLUME 5: THE KDOYSHIM (MARTYRS) EDITION, 1967, Mexico City
pencil, evoked admiration in Warsaw's printers' union among the older Yiddish printer-workers. Incidentally, he was a member of the printers' union, where he dressed up the walls with paintings and lazunen.
He was a child of the Warsaw Ghetto, a half-orphan, an only son of his mother. Both were taken away and killed with the Warsaw Jewry.
When the Nazis invaded Poland in 1939, he fled to Warsaw, going on foot to Brisk. Here they proposed assistance to him, that he should be scared of the Litvak Vilna. However, he was homesick for his mother. He continued on foot, backed away to Warsaw, [but] into the Warsaw Ghetto. At the "action," together with his mother, they were carried off to Treblinka, where they both were killed.
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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4795.
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