Friday 22 January 2016


NAOMI GOOEN (January 20, 1900-May 5, 1993)
            She was born Naomi Nekhame Lerner in Volotshisk, Volhynia.  She received a religious education.  In 1923 she emigrated to the United States.  In book form: Dos gezang fin mayn folk (The song of my people), poems (New York, 1974), 139 pp.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 123. [Translator’s note: Some of the information in this work appears to be incorrect, contradicting a number of other sources, such as the Social Security Death Index.]

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