Thursday 18 October 2018


            She was born in Vilna, Lithuania, the daughter of pediatrician Yankev Feygenberg.  She was a graduate of the Gurevitsh high school and a member of the youth writers’ group (in the late 1930s) “Yungvald” (Young forest).  She published a number of her poems in the journal Yungvald in Vilna (1939).  She served as an officer in the Soviet army during WWII.  She was last living in the Soviet Union.

Sources: Leyzer Ran, 25 yor yung vilne (Twenty-five years of Young Vilna) (New York, 1955); “Der finfter yungvald” (The fifth “Young Forest”), celebratory work.
Leyzer Ran

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