Ronee Jaeger

Ronee Jaeger, raised in Hebrew, religious and Zionist circles, came to Yiddish and to feminism as a grown woman. She remains active and involved in learning, teaching and especially reading Yiddish women writers. She is one of the translators in Found Treasures, an anthology of women’s Yiddish writing in English. After twenty-three years as a social worker at Jewish Family and Child Services in Toronto, she currently lives in both Toronto and Jerusalem. She is a peace activist and a journalist for Outlook, a Canadian progressive Jewish magazine.

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Chava Slucka-Kesten

Chava Slucka-Kesten started teaching in Warsaw before World War II and continued her career through the war in Moscow. After the war she became an author and sustained her political involvement. Writing from the perspective of a politically engaged woman, Slucka-Kesten offers a unique glimpse into pre- and post-war Jewish life in Poland’s cities and villages, as well as into the early years of the State of Israel.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Ronee Jaeger." (Viewed on May 18, 2024) <http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/jaeger-ronee>.