Wednesday, 8 February 2017


ROKHL LANGZAM (1896-1941)
            She came from the Lublin region of Poland.  After WWI she moved to Belgium.  She published poetry in Dos vort (The word) and Belgishe bleter (Belgian pages) in Antwerp; and Parizer haynt (Paris today) and Naye tsayt (New times), among other serials, in Paris.  In the summer of 1941 she was deported by the Nazis to Treblinka and murdered there.

Sources: Beynish Zilbershteyn archive (YIVO, New York); information from Bine Zilbershteyn in New York.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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