Goldhar, Pinchas

Goldhar, Pinchas
   Australian Yiddish writer. He was born in Lodz and in 1928 settled in Melbourne, where he operated a dye-shop. He edited the first Yiddish weekly in Australia. His stories describe the integration of Polish-Jewish immigrants into Australian life.

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  • GOLDHAR, PINCHAS — (1901–1947), Australian writer of Yiddish fiction. Born in Lodz, Goldhar migrated to Melbourne, Australia, in 1928. His early death (of heart disease) was said to have been aggravated by hard physical work in his father s dye factory. Goldhar… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • WATEN, JUDAH — (1911–1985), Australian novelist and critic. Born in Odessa, Waten was taken to Ereẓ Israel shortly after his birth, but in 1914 the family immigrated to Australia. An active anti Fascist, he did much during and after World War II to assist… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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