Sunday 14 July 2019


KHAVE SHAPIRO (January 10, 1879-February 28, 1943)
            She was [primarily] a Hebrew writer, born in Slavuta, Volhynia.  She graduated from university in Berne in 1901.  She lived in Berlin, Russia, and Prague (from 1919).  She wrote stories, sketches, and literary articles for numerous Hebrew serial publications.  Her journalistic activities in Yiddish began with Unzer leben (Our life) in Odessa, and she later wrote for Keneder odler (Canadian eagle) in Montreal.  She died in Theresienstadt.

Source: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 4.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 515.

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