Category: Yakov (Dzhek) Gordon

  • To Sholem Aleykhem

    Great writer, our writer / bright eyed so deep the shine / On your mild and tender smile / there is a shadowed quiet cry.

  • About Yakov (Dzhek) Gordon

    Yakov (Dzhek) Gordon was born in Bialystok in 1914. He was killed as a partisan in the woods around Białystok. Several of his poems were published in the anthology Lider fun di getos un lagern (Poems from the ghettos and camps). Not much is known about his life.