Monday 24 September 2018


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.

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