Mukdoni (Kappel), Alexander

   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.

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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

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