The Shalvi/Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women

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Ellen Kellman

Ellen Kellman researches and writes about modern Yiddish literature, focusing on the history of the Yiddish periodical press and print culture.

Articles by this author

Fradel Shtok

Fradel Shtok holds a place among the pioneers of modern Yiddish literature for her treatment of the inner sensual lives of Jewish women. Although her work showed great promise, her career as a Yiddish writer was brief.

Miriam Karpilove

Miriam Karpilove was a pioneer among women writers of Yiddish fiction. She produced scores of works of short fiction and many novels about the roles of women in immigrant Jewish culture, most of which were serialized in the American Yiddish press during the first half of the twentieth century.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Ellen Kellman." (Viewed on July 28, 2021) <>.


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