Monday 3 December 2018


ADELE FRIDMAN (1897-September 24, 1963)
            The wife of Kalmen Fridman, she was born in Lodz, Poland.  She graduated from public school and went on to become a worker.  In 1923 he arrived in the United States, and until her death she was active in Jewish cultural and school life.  From 1930 she published lyrical and children’s poetry in: Morgn-frayhayt (Morning freedom), Yidishe kultur (Jewish culture), and Zamlungen (Collections) in New York; Yidishe shriftn (Yiddish writings) in Warsaw; and Parizer tsaytshrift (Parisian periodical); among others.  In book form: (posthumously published) In bavunder, lider (In wonderment, poetry), poems for children and adults, title page drawings by Moyshe Kish (New York, 1967), 192 pp. (musical notations for three of the poems by Vladimir Khafets, Mortkhe Yardeni, and A. Shragin).  She died in New York.

Sources: Yidishe kultur (New York) (November 1963); Dovid Seltser, in Morgn-frayhayt (New York) (November 3, 1964).
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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