SORE MARYASNE (b. 1896)
She was born in a town near Minsk, Byelorussia. She lived in Homel (Gomel), Borisov, and Minsk. For many years she was a teacher in Jewish educational institutions in Byelorussia. She published articles on pedagogical issues in Af di vegn tsu der nayer shul (On the road to the new school) (Moscow, 1923-1925). She was the author (with L. Tsart) of the school reader, In land fun di sovetn (In the land of the soviets) (Minsk, 1928), 352 pp., second edition (1929), 278 pp., and third edition (1931), 248 pp.; Di natsyonale frage in sovetnfarband (The nationality question in the Soviet Union) (Minsk, 1927), 29 pp.; Di alte un naye shul (The old and new school), a pamphlet for mass readership (Minsk, 1929), 151 pp. In 1931 she was accused of Jewish nationalism and from that point in time she disappeared without a trace.
Sources: Oktyabr (Minsk) (August 25, 1931); M. Anilovitsh and M. Yofe, Shriftn fun psikhologye un pedagogik (Writings on psychology and pedagogy) 1 (Vilna: YIVO, 1933), p. 474; Chone Shmeruk, comp., Pirsumim yehudiim babrit-hamoatsot, 1917-1961 (Jewish publications in the Soviet Union, 1917-1961) (Jerusalem, 1961), see index.
Khayim Leyb Fuks