Tuesday 18 August 2015


YEHUDIS GLAZ-SHTEYN (1909-October 28, 1941)
            She was born in Eyragole (Ariogala), Lithuania, into an observant working family.  She received a Jewish and a general education, graduating from a Hebrew high school.  During the years of WWII, she was in Slobodka.  She began writing poetry at an early age, debuting in Mir aleyn (Me alone) in Kovno in 1930, and she published in Idishe shtime (Jewish voice) in Kovno and in the publications of “Beys-yankev” [Girls’ school] in Kovno (1935 and 1938).  She died in the Kovno ghetto.

Sources: N. Y. Gotlib, in Lite (Lithuania) anthology (New York, 1951), p. 1106; Antologye fun religyezer lider un dertseylungen (Anthology of religious poetry and stories) (New York, 1955), pp. 175-80.

[Additional information from: Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 158.]

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