Wednesday, 5 October 2016


ELYE TOKER (b. December 8, 1934)
            He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  He graduated from the teachers’ seminary in the Jewish community of Buenos Aires.  He studied in the department of architecture at the University of Buenos Aires.  He debuted in print in Yiddish in the memorial volume Ratne (Ratno) (Buenos Aires, 1954), and in Spanish in the journal Pach (?) in 1955.  He also placed work in Di naye tsayt (The new time) in Buenos Aires and Haynt (Today) in Montevideo, as well as in Spanish-language Jewish periodicals with his own stories and poems and with translations from Yiddish into Spanish.  He edited the Spanish pages of Ilustrirte literarishe bleter (Illustrated literary pages) in Buenos Aires.  In Spanish he wrote for: Mundo israelita (The world of Israel) and Davar (Word) in Buenos Aires; and Tribuna israelita Tribune of Israel) in Mexico City.  He was last living in Buenos Aires.

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