Thursday, 14 January 2016


DORA BEYREK (BAYRACK) (January 23, 1895-April 24, 1994)
            She was born (née Kaplan) in Bobruisk, Byelorussia.  She was a poetess who came from a working class family.  In 1913 he emigrated to Boston.  There she graduated from elementary and middle school.  She published poems in Morgn frayhayt (Morning freedom), Yidishe kultur (Jewish culture), and Zamlungen (Anthologies)—all in New York; and in Kalifornyer shriftn (California writings).  Among her books: Likht un shotn (Light and shadows) (Los Angeles, 1961), 180 pp.; Gezangen fun di teg (Songs of the days) (Tel Aviv: Peretz Publ., 1977), 168 pp.  She was living in Santa Monica, California, until her death.

Source: Sh. Shtern, in Kanader vokhnblat (September 28, 1977).

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 82.

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