“I want to thank the Creator for helping me write this book. Throughout all these years, I’ve felt that the soul of Sholom Schwarzbard, our righteous avenger, has been aiding me in my writing”
Screening of a documentary drama “The Avenger” commissioned by “Sholem Schwarzbard commemoration fund.”
Samuel “Sholem” Schwarzbard (18 August 1886 – 3 March 1938) was a Russian-French Yiddish poet, a communist and anarchist. He wrote poetry in Yiddish under the pen name of Baal-Khaloymes.
Schwarzbard is known for organizing Jewish community defense against pogroms and for the assassination of Ukrainian nationalist leader Symon Petliura in 1926.
SHOLEM SCHWARZBARD COMMEMORATION FUND
The author of the book, Mikhail Finkel, at the grave of Sholem Schvartsbard. Israel, the military cemetery of the Avichail settlement. Year 2014.