Monday, 4 November 2019

LIFKE SHEKHTER-VIDMAN


LIFKE SHEKHTER-VIDMAN (January 26, 1893-January 22, 1974)
            She was born in Zvinyetshke (Zvinyachka), Bukovina.  She was the mother of Mordkhe Schaechter.  She attended public school and religious elementary school.  In 1906 she moved to New York and worked in a sweatshop.  From 1914 she lived in Vienna, Czernowitz, and Bucharest, and from 1950 she was back in New York.  She published a volume of memoirs: Durkhgelebt a velt (Survived a world) (New York, 1973), 286 pp.  She died in New York.
Beyle Gottesman


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