MENUKHE (MENUCHE) ALPERIN (b. May 5, 1905)
Born in Lahishin (Lahiszyn), Polyesye [Byelorussia]. She studied in a high school in Pinsk. She published works for children in Grininke beymelekh (Little green trees) in Vilna. During WWII, she roamed as far away as Uzbekistan, and after the war she was in the displaced persons camps in Austria, later settling in Palestine. She published stories in the weekly Pinsker lebn (Pinsk life) as well as in various other publications in provincial Polish cities. She issued a pamphlet entitled Bentsh undz, zeydenyu (Bless us, Grandpa) on the centenary of Mendele’s birthday, published in Nay velt (New world) (Tel Aviv, 1949-1950), as well as in collections concerning the cities of Stolin and Lomzhe (in Hebrew). He was the author of Unter fremde un eygene himlen (Under foreign and one’s own heavens) (Tel Aviv: Naye-lebn, 1972), 2 vols.
Source: Y. Pat, “Akht obheyber tsuzamen” (Eight starters together), Vokhnshrift far literatur (April 8, 1932) in Warsaw.
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