Tuesday 19 December 2017


RIVKE NOTIK (1897-summer 1941)
            She was born in Vilna and graduated from a Russia high school.  She studied philosophy and history at the University of Vienna.  She worked as a teacher of history at the Sofia Gurevich High School and in the Jewish senior high school, and she was a scholarly contributor to YIVO—all in Vilna.  She published a piece, “Tsu der geshikhte fun hantverk bay litvishe yidn” (On the history of handwork among Lithuanian Jews), in Yivo-bleter (Pages from YIVO) in Vilna 9.1-2 (January-March 1936).  She was murdered together with her family by the Nazis at Ponar near Vilna.

Sources: Sh. Katsherginski, Khurbn vilne (The Holocaust in Vilna) (New York, 1947), p. 241; Y. Fridman, in Yivo-bleter (New York) 34 (1950), p. 232; Batye Pupko, in Lerer yizker-bukh (Remembrance volume for teachers) (New York, 1952-1954), pp. 263-64.
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