Tuesday 14 August 2018


            The wife of Arn Provotiner and sister of Perets Hirshbeyn, she was born in Kleszczele, Grodno district, Poland.  In 1923 she came to the United States and lived in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and for a time in Calgary (Canada), where she was active in Jewish schools and Yiddish theater.  For many years she contributed work to Kinder-zhurnal (Children’s magazine) in New York, in which she published poetry, children’s stories, and translations from Russian.  She also placed pieces in Dos idishe vort (The Jewish word) in Winnipeg and elsewhere.  She died in Chicago.

Source: Information from Yankev Dubov in Chicago.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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