Yehuda Leib Gruzman, founder and editor of Der Spiegel, a Yiddish magazine, died here yesterday after a long illness at the age of 61. Born in Bessarabia, Mr. Gruzman began his literary career in Europe with the publication of Hebrew stories.
In 1922 Mr. Gruzman emigrated to Argentina where he taught Hebrew in Rosario and in Mosesville. In 1929 he founded the Yiddish Journal Der Spiegel, which he edited until his death.
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