Israel Joshua Singer


Israel Joshua Singer
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Israel Joshua Singer, photographie prise par Carl Van Vechten en 1938

Israel Joshua Singer né le 30 novembre 1893 à Biłgorajen Pologne, mort le 10 février 1944 à New York était un écrivain yiddish. Il était le frère ainé et mentor de Isaac Bashevis Singer et d'Esther Kreitman.

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Né d'un père rabbin hassidique et d'une mère fille de rabbin, il grandit à Varsovie où son père était un leader spirituel. Il s'émancipa de la tradition familiale et s'intéressa à la vie artistique prolifique en Pologne à cette époque. À partir de 1916 Singer devint journaliste dans la presse yiddish européenne, successivement en Ukraine pour le journal Di Nye Tsayt (Les temps nouveaux), puis à Varsovie au Literarishe Bletter puis la revue Khaliastra. En 1921 il devint correspondant pour le journal américain The Forward. En 1934 il quitte la Pologne et s'installe à New York.

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