This Day in Jewish History 1913: A Preeminent Yiddish Poet Is Born

Abraham Sutzkever survived the Holocaust, immigrated to Palestine and was the only Yiddish poet awarded the Israel Prize.

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July 15, 1913, was the birthdate of the Yiddish-language poet Abraham Sutzkever, who survived the Holocaust and came to pre-state Israel, where he lived and wrote poetry until his death three years ago. He has...