American authoress; born at Insterburg, Prussia, Aug. 5, 1869. During her infancy her parents emigrated to the United States, settling in Cleveland, Ohio, in the public schools of which city she received her education.
Martha Wolfenstein has contributed short stories to nearly all the leading Jewish journals, and to various other magazines. Among her writings may be mentioned: "A Priest from the Ghetto" and "A Sinner in Israel" (in "Lippincott's Magazine"); and "The Renegade" (in the "Outlook"). In 1901 the Jewish Publication Society of America published a book from her pen entitled "Idyls of the Gass" (German transl. in "Die Zeit" of Vienna).
- American Jewish Year Book, 1905.