Sh. Blakher writes:
"She came into the theatre
chorus under very bad conditions (for Yiddish
performers). For her, an immigrant from Russia; she left
Russia and badly heard the Yiddish language, with keynes
nit gehbrt. She sung, the pogroms increased, and she
left from home.
In the years of 1928-9 the
artist Israel Zubiak took her out of the chorus and
traveled with her across the small villages."
In his biography about her
husband Blacher tells that in 1936, in the small
village of Zhaludok, it happened that her husband glued
a poster on which with great autyut was written "guest-starring Sara and Israel Zubak," and in the small
villages they used to both take to acting in the main
roles of the play which they had been given.
Now after their marriage,
on the way over from Pinsk to Motele, the wagon on which
they were traveling, turned over and he broke a leg. This had stirred her
up to act, so
that she [could] help her husband out with their income, and
During one of the
"cleansings" of the Vilna Ghetto, she was taken to her
Sh. Katsherginski in his
book "The Destruction of Vilna," stated that in 1941 she
was led from Vilna to Ponar.
M. E. from
Sh. Katsherginski -- "The
Destruction of Vilna," New York, 1947, p. 232.
Sh. Blacher -- "Eyn un tsvantsik un
eyner," New York,
1962, p. 80.