Tuesday 2 October 2018


DVOYRE FUS-LIPKIND (b. December 10, 1913)
            She was born in Lebedeve (Lebedevo), near Vilna.  In 1943 she made aliya to the land of Israel.  She lived on a kibbutz and later in Rehovot and Ramat-Gan.  She began publishing folklore stories in Hebrew translations in Haomer (The word) and Yeda am (Folklore) in Tel Aviv.  Stories of hers also appeared in D. Noy’s odesh odesh vesipuro (A tale for each month) in Tel Aviv (1963) and in Malka Cohen’s Sipure am mipi edot yisroel (Stories of the people, oral testimonies in Israel) (Tel Aviv, 1973-1979), 136 pp.  In book form: Di letste trer (The last tears), poetry and memoirs (Tel Aviv, 1969), 148 pp.; Sheva ḥavilot zahav, shiva sipure-am milita (Seven parcels of gold, seven folk tales from Lithuania), trans. Yisrael Rozental (Haifa, 1969), 46 pp.

Sources: Sheva avilot zahav, biography on pp. 8-10; M. Hampel, in Yidishe tsaytung (Tel Aviv) (January 3, 1969).

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 438.

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