Sunday, 3 November 2019

ROZE SHEHNFELD (ROSE SCHOENFELD)


ROZE SHEHNFELD (ROSE SCHOENFELD) (November 19, 1884-July 25, 1956)
            She was the author of stories, born with the surname Shrayer in Drobitsh (Drohobych), Galicia.  Until age fourteen she attended religious elementary school with boys.  In 1911 she made her way to the United States.  Her first stories were published in Lemberg’s Togblat (Daily newspaper).  She later wrote for: Morgn-zhurnal (Morning journal), Amerikaner (American), Yidishes tageblat (Jewish daily newspaper), Frayhayt (Freedom), Cleveland’s Idishe velt (Jewish world), and Froyen-zhurnal (Women’s journal), among others.  In book form: Bilder fun leben (Pictures of life) (New York, 1925), 229 pp.; Blut-farvandshaft, a roman fun itsigen leben (Blood relationship, a novel of contemporary life) (New York: M. Yankovits, 1930), 255 pp.  She died in Philadelphia.

Source: Pinkes galitsye (Records of Galicia) (Buenos Aires, 1945), p. 257.
Berl Cohen


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