Molodovsky, Kadie 1894-1975

Kadie Molodovsky was born in Kartuz-Bereze, Poland. She learned Bible and Commentaries from her father as she sat with his students. She finished Teacher Seminary in Warsaw and taught first in Kiev and then in Warsaw where her poetry was first published. In 1935 she emigrated to New York and lived in Israel from 1950 to 1952. She wrote poetry, plays and literary criticism. Many prizes were awarded to her including the Manger prize in 1971. She was frequently published in the yiddish newspaper Forverts, (“Forward”). She wrote stories and poems for children and created the anthology of Lider fun Khurbn, (“Poetry of the Holocaust”), published in Tel Aviv, 1962.