Mukdoni (Kappel), Alexander
- (1877-1958)American Yiddish essayist and theatre critic. He was born in Lyakhovichi in Belorussia. After World War I he edited the Yiddish daily Nayes produced in Kovno. In 1922 he settled in the US, where he wrote for the Yiddish daily Jewish Morning Journal.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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MUKDONI, A. — MUKDONI, A. (pseudonym of Alexander Kappel; 1877–1958), Yiddish essayist, and theater critic. Born in Lyakhovichi, Belorussia, he began his literary career in Warsaw in 1906, specializing in theater criticism and publishing widely in Yiddish… … Encyclopedia of Judaism