Dafna Clifford

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2004

Sunday, 29 February 2004

Esther Kreitman was the talented elder sister of Isaac Bashevis and Israel Joshua Singer. She was the first of her siblings to write, and the inspiration for I B Singer's story Yentl. But she had to defy her orthodox Hasidic family to pursue her own career in writing.

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