LEE, MALKE (pseudonym of Malke Leopold-Rappaport; 1904–1964), Yiddish poet. Born in Monastrich (Galicia), she immigrated to New York in 1921. Her poems appeared in Yiddish periodicals from 1922 and were collected in six volumes,
LNYL, 5 (1963), 36–7. ADD. BIBLIOGRAPHY: F. Forman (ed.), Found Treasures: Stories by Yiddish Women Writers (1994), 159–85.
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Sarah Ponichtera (2nd ed.)]
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