Sh. was born in Stanislawow,
eastern Galicia, to pious parents.
In 1902 she came with her
parents to America and completed an elementary school,
two years of high school and she studied Yiddish with a
As a child of eight years,
Sh. participated in the school productions. Later she
joined and acted in the dramatic union, where she became
familiar with the actor and manager Jacob Sheikevitz,
with whom she married in the year 1917.
In 1917-18, Sh. acted with
her husband in the English play "Peck's Bad Boy", and in
the year 1919, the youth "Harry" in Jacob Gordin's "On a
heym (Without a Home)" with Sara Adler across the American province.
Since 1921 she has acted under her husband's direction
and followed the same path onto the stage.
Sh. also went on tours acting
in the title role in the musical-comedy "Yente oyf
brodvey (Yenta on Broadway)."
Sh.'s daughter, Ida, was
given to the stage; also she studied with a teacher, got
married to the lawyer Herbert Abramson.
M. E. and Sh.
E. from Sara Kindman.