World Conference of Jewish Communities on Soviet Jewry, February 23-25, Brussels, Belgium. List of Delegates.

It is fifty years since we all gathered in Brussels, and my list, which I picked up at the Conference, has now become an item of historic Judaica.  As I was there, this is a more personal posting than usual. All the Soviet Jewry activists of the day, as well as major representatives of the … Continue reading World Conference of Jewish Communities on Soviet Jewry, February 23-25, Brussels, Belgium. List of Delegates.

Produktivizatsye – Productivisation – Short Stories by Y. A. Lisky, London 1937.

"Productivisation," is a collection of short stories in Yiddish by the longtime journalist Y. A. Lisky, who fled anti-Semitism in Vienna and ran England's longest-surviving secular Yiddish newspaper until he was 89.His real name was Yude Itamar Fuks, and he was the brother of the writer A. M. Fuks.  He was born in Yezerna in … Continue reading Produktivizatsye – Productivisation – Short Stories by Y. A. Lisky, London 1937.