ROKHL FAUST-LERER (RAY FAUST-LEHRER) (October 24, 1900-April 10, 1993)
She was born in Tomashov-Lubelsk (Tomaszów Lubelski), Poland. She received a religious education. In 1920 she emigrated to New York. There she acquired a teacher’s diploma in 1939. She studied art and had her own art shows. Over the years 1929-1956, she published poetry, stories, and satirical pieces in: Frayhayt (Freedom) in New York; and Morgn frayhayt (Morning freedom), also New York, in which she had a daily column on a variety of matters. Among her pen names: F. Rey, Feyrey, F. Reysh, and Rokhl Bas Yankev. She died in New York.
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 436.