KHANE FEYGENBERG (b. 1926)
She was born in Vilna, Lithuania. At age fourteen she was confined in the ghetto that the Nazis instituted after occupying Vilna in WWII. She studied in a ghetto school. She was later deported to Estonian and German concentration camps. In 1947 she made aliya to the land of Israel on the vessel Exodus. She continued to live in the state of Israel. Her three poems—“Aleyn in der fremd” (Alone abroad), “S’iz 5 minut tsu tsvelf” (It’s five minutes to twelve), and “Psure fun nekhome” (Message of solace)—were included in Shmerke Katsherginski’s Lider fun di getos un lagern (Songs from the ghettos and camps) (New York, 1948).
Source: Shmerke Katsherginski, Lider fun di getos un lagern (Songs from the ghettos and camps) (New York, 1948), pp. 280.
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