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Solomon Dingol, Editor of ‘the Day-jewish Journal,’ Dies; Was 74

June 14, 1961
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Solomon Dingol, editor of The Day-Jewish Journal, national Yiddish daily newspaper, died last night at the Mount Sinai hospital here after a short illness. He was 74.

Born in Rogachey, Russia, he emigrated to England where he wrote for Jewish publications. In 1916, he came to the United States where he joined the editorial staff of the Yiddishes Tageblatt. Four years later, he joined the Jewish daily newspaper, The Day, of which he became managing editor and later editor. He remained editor when The Day and the Jewish Morning Journal were merged into The Day-Jewish Journal and held that position until his death.

Mr. Dingol was the author of several plays and was also active in many Jewish organizations. He was vice-president of United Hias Service, a member of the board of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, and president of the Committee for Yiddish in New York High Schools. He also participated in groups aiding Israel.

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