Sunday 23 October 2016


            Her Yiddish given name was Tiltse.  She came from Bialystok.  She moved to Warsaw and devoted herself to working with Jewish child thieves (keshenikes, pickpockets) and sought to make them respectable people.  She had great success and with time established an institute to help morally defective children.  She recounted this in her book Mitn farvorloztn kind (With the neglected child) (Tel Aviv, 1967), 183 pp.  In Hebrew it appeared as: Im heyeled haazuv.

Source: A. Golomb, in Tog (New York) (December 26, 1970).

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 283.

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