Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1969
 

Rikuda Potash-Fuks

Born in 1907 in Czestochowa, Poland, to a well-to-do family.

Her father wrote from time-to-time as a correspondent for Warsaw's "Unzer leben".

Her elder brother, M. Narkis -- was the leader/manager of the National Museum in Jerusalem.

She was educated in a traditional Jewish spirit.

Early in her life she wrote and printed in Polish, afterwards in Yiddish.

She composed a dramatic mystery "Skales" and a comedy "Durkh der vant", translated into Yiddish Yezhi Zhulavski's "Yola" and "Farn preyz fun trern".

P. was married to a Yiddish poet Chayim Leyb Fuks.
 

Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish Literature)", Vol. II, pp. 858-859.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 3, page 1617.
 

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