Wednesday 3 February 2016


HINDE DEMBOLETSKI (DEMBOLETZKY) (September 20, 1906-May 26, 2002)
            She was born in Shleshin (Ślesin), Kalisz region.  She came from a religious family.  In 1936 she emigrated to Argentina and in 1959 made aliya to Israel.  She published stories in: Ikuf (IKUF [Jewish Cultural Association]) and Di yidishe froy (The Jewish woman) in Buenos Aires; Yidishe tsaytung (Jewish newspaper) and Yisroel shtime (Voice of Israel) in Tel Aviv.  Niv hakevutsa (Words of the collective) in 1958 published twelve of her stories, translated by Y. Aḥai.  Her works include: Der veg tsu zikh, roman (The road to oneself, a novel) (Tel Aviv: Peretz Publ., 1975), 244 pp.; Shpliters fun tsaytn, a togbukh fun 12tn biz 18tn lebnsyor (Splinters of time, a diary from the 12th to the 18th year of school) (Tel Aviv: Peretz Publ., 1981), 237 pp.; Noent un vayt, dertseylungen (Near and far, stories) (Tel Aviv: Peretz Publ., 1984), 208 pp.  She also wrote two plays which were staged in her town.  She last died in Arad, Israel.

Sources: A. Baraban, in Yidishe tsaytung (Tel Aviv) (September 5, 1975); Sh. Vorzoger, in Yisroel shtime (Tel Aviv) (January 5, 1982); Y. Fridlender, in Letste nayes (Tel Aviv) (April 30, 1982).
Ruvn Goldberg

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 201.

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