[Mendele] Mendele Personal Noticeds & Announcements--Seeking information on Sarah Feiga Foner nee Meinkin,

Victor Bers victor.bers at yale.edu
Tue Apr 30 18:37:00 EDT 2013


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April 30, 2013

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From: Michal Cohen <michalfcohen at gmail.com>
Date: Feb 17

To: The Mendele List

I am writing my dissertation about the author Sarah Feiga Foner nee
Meinkin, who lived in 1854-1937 in Latvia, Poland, England and the

She wrote mostly in Hebrew, but her Yiddish novella "Der Froyen Bunt"
is found in the National Library in Jerusalem.

According to Chayim Leib Fuchs, Foner also published short stories in
Yiddish newspapers, and translated to Yiddish one of her Hebrew books.
Fuchs indicates that she used the pseudonyms Sheina Feiga M. and a

I could not find such stories or translation in my research, and will
be very grateful for any additional information about Foner Meinkin's
Yiddish writings.

Thank you in advance,

Michal Cohen
Bar Ilan University

Michal Cohen <michalfcohen at gmail.com>


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