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Lexicon of the Yiddish
BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE WHO WERE ONCE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE;
IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
VOLUME 5: THE KDOYSHIM (MARTYRS) EDITION, 1967, Mexico City
Rukhl was born on 7 October
1891 in Lodz. Her father was a machine
weaver. She learned in a private
The actor Shlomo Tsuker took
her to Vitebsk as a chorus singer into Genfer's troupe, where
she read notes, and after a short time began acting in
From there she traveled to Vilna to Sabsey,
where she acted in larger roles. Afterwards she played in
the troupes of Kompaneyets, Harlamp-Kanyevska, Fiszon
and Krause. In 1921 she went to Constantinople, and from there
to Romania, then back to Lodz, where she acted in the
local members troupe together with her husband
Khayim David Ariel.
According to the "Yizkhor-Reshime
(Yizkor List)," in the program of the State Yiddish
Theatre in Poland, Rukhl was killed by the Nazis.
"Lexicon of the
Yiddish Theatre," New York, Vol. 1, 1931, p. 96.,
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4787.
You can see the first biography for Rukhl in the Lexicon, in V. 1, by clicking
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