Menu JTA Search

Funeral Services Held in New York for Nowogorodsky, Jewish Labor Leader and Writer

Funeral services were held here today for Emanuel Nowogorodsky general secretary of the International Jewish Labor Bund, a journalist and writer, who died here last week at the age of 75. The Bund is a Jewish Socialist organization which was especially active in Russia before World War I and in Poland in the years between the two world wars.

Born in Warsaw, Mr. Nowogorodsky was a member of the Warsaw City Council from 1924 to 1939. He came to the United States at the outbreak of World War II. His writings in the Yiddish press and the several books he published were under the pen name of Ruben Emus.