Spina, Geri

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SPINA, GERI (Schreiber; 1896–1944), Romanian journalist. Born in *Jassy, Spina contributed to Romanian papers and magazines, including the Jewish periodicals Hatikva and Adam. With lsac *Ludo he edited the magazine Absolutio from 1913, and in 1914 published poems, Senzaţii inutile ("Vain Sensations"). In 1934 he published Evreii în Literatura lui Ionel Teodoreanu, a study of Jews in the writings of the Romanian author Teodoreanu. In 1944 he fought for the exposure of Nazi war criminals in Romania, was arrested, and died in prison.