(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
A complaint that the grave in Odessa of the late Jewish poet, Semion Frug, is still without a tombstone was made by Frug’s brother, who is making an effort to secure the necessary funds to erect a monument.
Frug’s brother stated that the poet left a considerable number of manuscripts in Russian, Hebrew and Yiddish and that the rights to these would be transferred for ten years to any person or organization willing to provide 15,000 roubles for the necessary tombstone.
It is not certain, the poet’s brother stated, whether the Soviet government would permit the sending of the manuscripts abroad. This question would have to be taken up with the authorities.
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