Thursday 28 July 2016


            She was born in Vilna, into a well-to-do family.  For many years she was a teacher of pedagogy in a Hebrew teachers’ seminary in Vilna and ran her own “Gan Yeladim” (nursery school).  She published articles on psychological pedagogical issues in such journals and anthologies as: Dos shutsloze kind (The unprotected child) (Vilna) and Dos elendste kind (The most afflicted child) (Warsaw, 1927); Velt-shpign (World mirror) (Warsaw, 1927-1939); and Di tsayt (The times) (Vilna).  In book form, she published: Miyomana shel ganenet (From the diary of a kindergarten teacher) (Vilna, 1927), 196 pp.  Subsequent biographical details remain unknown.

Sources: Zalmen reyzen-arkhiv (Zalmen Reyzen archive) (New York, YIVO); Biblyografishe yorbikher fun yivo (Bibliographic yearbooks from YIVO) (Warsaw, 1928); information from Miriam Weiss, Venezuela.

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