Thursday 20 July 2017


ODEL MONDRI (ADELE MONDRY) (January 15, 1900-April 1986)
            She was born in Vishkove (Wyszków), Poland.  She was raised in a Hassidic household.  She attended a Polish high school.  In 1920 she immigrated to the United States.  She wrote stories for Morgn zhurnal (Morning journal) and Tog (Day) in New York.  In book form: A shtetl baym bug (A village by the Bug [River]) (Tel Aviv: Measef Yisroel, 1968), 187 pp., English translation by Moshe Spiegel: Wyszkowo, a Shtetl on the Bug River (New York: Ktav Publishing House, 1980), 151 pp.

Sources: Sh. Teneboym, in Di shtime (Mexico City) (October 12, 1968); Y. Emyot, in Folk un velt (New York) (April 1969).

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 364.

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