Pesakh Shimshelevitch, who completed his degree at the Vilna Teachers' Institute and studied in Switzerland, was also very close to the Jewish masses in Ponevezh.
He was a teacher in the Folkshul, principal of the Mittelshul, and the dedicated secretary of OZE [â€œSociety for the Protection of Jewsâ€? founded in Russia in 1912].
In the delegation were Shimshelevitch
from Smorgon and another messenger and they greeted Wollfson (Lithuanian Jewry, p.521).
I am the granddaughter of Pesakh Shimshelevitch
, whose photo and