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Israel Joshua Singer

Birthdate: (50)
Birthplace: Bilograj, Poland
Death: February 10, 1944 (50)
New York, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Pinhas Mendel Singer and Batsheva Singer
Husband of Genya Singer
Father of Joseph Singer and Jacob Singer
Brother of Esther Kreitman; Isaac Bashevis Singer, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1978 and Moshe Singer

Occupation: Writer
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About Israel Joshua Singer

Author. Born Yisroel Yehoshua Zinger (or Zynger), he was the brother of writer Isaac Bashevis Singer. Writing in Yiddish, he worked as a journalist in Europe and published his first novel, "Steel and Iron", in 1927. His long novel "The Brothers Ashkenazy" (1936) is considered his masterpiece. Singer emigrated to the United States in 1934 and helped his brother do the same the following year.

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Israel Joshua Singer's Timeline

November 30, 1893
Bilograj, Poland
September 7, 1923
Age 29
February 10, 1944
Age 50
New York, New York, United States