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Yudel Mark

Title: Yudel Mark
Inclusive Dates: 1930s-1975
ID: RG 540 
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12'6"; 23 5"ltr; 7 5"lgl
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Yiddish linguist, educator, writer.  Secretary and Vice-President of the Folkspartei (People's Party) in Lithuania, 1920s.  Secretary-General of the Jewish National Council, Lithuania, 1923.  Founder and principal of the Jewish Real Gymnasium (secondary school) in Wilkomir (Lith. Ukmerge), 1920.  Co-founder of the YIVO Institute in Vilna. Consultant, Jewish Education Committee, New York. Vice-president, Council for Jewish Education.   Contributed articles to *Vilner tog* (Vilna), *Di naye shul* (Vilna), *Shul vegn* (Warsaw), *Zukunft* (N.Y.), *Jewish Daily Forward*  (N.Y.), *Unzer shul* (N.Y.), *Kultur un dertsiung* (N.Y.), *Oyfn shvel* (N.Y.), *Yidisher kemfer*, *Yidishe dertsiung*, *Kinder tsaytung*, *YIVO bleter* (Vilna, N.Y.). Co-editor of *Yidishe shprakh*  and editor of *Pedagogisher biuletin* (N.Y.). Co-editor together with Judah Joffe of the *Groyser verterbukh fun der yidisher shprakh* (Great Dictionary of the Yiddish Language). Wrote Yiddish textbooks and workbooks for Yiddish schools.  Born in Polonga, Lithuania.  Immigrated to the U.S. in 1936.  Settled in Jerusalem, Israel, 1970.
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Inventory: Yiddish, 74 pp., typed
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