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Leon Feinberg

Title: Leon Feinberg
Inclusive Dates: 1920s-1968
ID: RG 601 
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14'10"; 33 5"ltr; 1 Bankers box
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Yiddish journalist, poet, novelist, translator.  Editor of *Frayhayt*  and  *Der tog*.  President of the Yiddish Pen Club in New York and the I.L. Peretz Yiddish Writers Union. Contributed to many Yiddish periodicals such as *Freie Arbeiter Stimme*, *Yiddishes Tageblatt*, *Morgn zhurnal*, *Jewish Daily Forward*, *Zukunft*, *Der groyser kundes*, *Yidisher kemfer*, *Literarishe bleter* (Warsaw), *Di goldene keyt*, *Epokhe* (editor). Born in Kodyma, Ukraine. Joined the Red Guard during the Russian revolution of 1917. Left Russia and arrived in Palestine in 1919.  Immigrated to the U.S. in 1921.
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Inventory: Yiddish, 24 pp., typed
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