Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Shifra was born on 28 May 1900 in a small shtetl within Bukovina.
Her father was a local rabbi.
G. was given Yiddish lessons at home, and completed a seven-class public school.
Remaining an orphan and suffering much from the many separations due to the war, she entered the chorus of Rachel Axelrad in Czernowitz. She then played in various provincial troupes within Rumania.
In 1928 she was with Maurice Ziegler.
Sh. E. from Moshé Gutman.
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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 274.
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