Feinstein, Sara 1925-

views updated

Feinstein, Sara 1925-


Born August 2, 1925, in Mir, Poland; naturalized U.S. citizen; daughter of Joshua T. (a rabbi) and Tova (a teacher) Kreiser; married Marnin Feinstein (a professor), March, 1944. Education: Herzliah Hebrew Teachers Institute, teacher's diploma; attended University of Bordeaux; Columbia University, M.A., professional diploma in educational administration, and Ed.D. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Jewish. Hobbies and other interests: Drama, opera, travel.


Home—Philadelphia, PA. E-mail—[email protected]


Writer. Bar-Ilan University, research fellow, 1993-94; Oxford University, research fellow and visiting scholar at Oxford Centre for Advanced Hebrew and Jewish Studies, 1994, 2002; conference participant; also public lecturer on Jewish studies, Hebrew language and literature, and Holocaust topics. Worked as counselor to children who survived the Holocaust in France, 1947; Chicago Jewish Federation, director of Allocations for Education; chair of a committee on opening opportunities for women in Jewish communal service.


American Literary Translators Association, American Association for Jewish Studies.


Sunshine, Blossoms, and Blood: H.N. Bialik in His Time; A Literary Biography, University Press of America (Lanham, MD), 2005.

Contributor to periodicals, including Hadoar Hebrew Quarterly, Sadan, Directions, Bama, Circle, Journal of Jewish Communal Service, Judaism, Instructor, Jewish Exponent, and CCAR Journal: Reform Jewish Quarterly.