Faith Jones

Faith Jones is the Yiddish bibliographer in the Dorot Jewish Division of The New York Public Library. She is an editor of Bridges and is active in organizations dedicated to feminism, peace and justice, and Yiddish.

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Esther Shumiatcher-Hirschbein

In December 1918, while he was on a speaking tour which brought him to Calgary, Esther Shumiatcher met and married Peretz Hirschbein (1880–1948), a leading playwright in New York’s Yiddish theater. Encouraged by her husband, Shumiatcher, who had previously written but apparently not published poetry in English, now turned to Yiddish.

Esther Kreitman

As the only female writer in what many consider the most singular family in the history of Yiddish literature, Esther Kreitman and her small literary output have been overshadowed by the voluminous works of her brothers I.J. and I.B. Singer.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Faith Jones." (Viewed on July 18, 2019) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/jones-faith>.

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