Monday 10 October 2016


ROKHL TUROK (1898-July 13, 1981)
            She was born in Romanov, Byelorussia.  She moved from Latvia to South Africa in 1934.  She was the author of Lider fun rokhl turok (The poems of Rokhl Turok) (Johannesburg: Kayor, 1984), 50 pp.  She died in Cape Town, South Africa.

Source: L. Karabelnik, in Dorem-afrike (Johannesburg) (October 1984).

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 279.

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