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Caroline Luce, Author

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Chaver Paver (Gershon Einbinder): Bibliography

Chaver Paver (Gershon Einbinder) published extensively and the following bibliography is far from complete. If you are interested in contributing additional references to this bibliography, or have any more information about an item you've seen on our website or if you are the copyright owner and believe our website has not properly attributed your work to you or has used it without permission, we want to hear from you. Please email Mapping Jewish Los Angeles at with your contact information and a link to relevant content. 

Books in Yiddish

Mayselekh fun Khaver Paver (Stories by Chaver Paver), vol. 1 and 2. New York: Sholem Aleichem Folks Institute, 1925.

Homen vil tsuganvenen dem grager (Haman wants to steal the rattle (Purim play for children). Vilna: New Yiddish Folkshul, 1928.

Fun yener zayt taykh - a mayse (From the Other Side of the River – a story). New York: Farlag “Haverim,” 1930.

Labzik: mayselekh vegn klugn hintele (Labzik: Stories of a Clever Puppy). New York: International Workers Order, 1935.

A gesheft hob ikh! (I have a business! - play for children). Vilna: Farlag Grininke beymelekh, 1936.

Klinton strit roman in tsvey teyln (Clinton Street – novel in two parts). New York: National Jewish Buro, 1937.

Di tsen landslayt - roman fun yidishn imigrantn-lebn in Nyu-York (The Ten Countrymen – Novel of Jewish Immigrant Life in New York). Los Angeles: Chaver Paver Book Committee, 1942.

Lebens oyf der vogshol - bilder fun gerikht (Lives in the Balance – Courtroom Sketches). Los Angeles: Jewish-American Section of the International Workers Order (IWO), 1944.

Vovik - Mayse-lekh fun a bronzviler hintele (Vovik – Stories of a Brownville Puppy), illustrated by Moses Soyer. Los Angeles: Chaver Paver Book Committee, 1947.

Giboyrim fun der nakht roman fun idishe partizazen in Poyln (Heroes of the Night: novel about the Jewish partisans in Poland). Los Angeles: Chaver Paver Book Committee, 1950.

Zalmen der shuster: kapitlen vegn zayne zekhtsik yorn lebn in Amerike (Zalmen the Cobbler – Chapters from his Sixty Years in America). Los Angeles: Chaver Paver Book Committee, 1955.

Gershon meyer dem blindns (Gershon the Blind Man's Son). Los Angeles: Chaver Paver Book Committee, 1958.

Gershon in Amerike (Gershon in America). Warsaw: YKUF Publishing, 1963.

Bronsvil roman; un dramatishe shpiln (Brownsville: A Novel and One Act Plays). Los Angeles Chaver Paver Book Committee, 1976.

Writings in English Translation

Clinton Street and Other Stories, translated by Henry Goodman. New York: YKUF (Yiddisher Kultur Farband, Inc.), 1974.

"The Greenhorns," excerpted from Di tsen landslayt - roman fun yidishn imigrantn-lebn in Nyu-York (The Ten Countrymen – Novel of Jewish Immigrant Life in New York), translated by Henry Goodman. In ed. Henry Goodman, The New Country: Stories from the Yiddish about life in America. New York: YKUF Publishers, 1961.

"Jewish Partisans in the Woods: Excerpts from a novel by Chaver Paver," in Jewish Life Magazine (December, 1952):18-20.

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