Monday, 10 October 2016


TUVYE TUFYASH (1900-1934)
            He came originally from Romania.  In his youth he moved to Argentina.  He worked as a teacher in the Zalmen Reyzen public school in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires.  He published articles in Idishe tsaytung (Jewish newspaper), Di prese (The press), and in the school publications and children’s newspapers in Buenos Aires.  He also published: Program fun di yidishe shuln in argentine (Program of the Jewish schools in Argentina) (Avellaneda, 1932), 32 pp.  He died in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires.

Sources: Sh. Rozhanski, Dos yidishe gedrukte vort in argentine (The published Yiddish word in Argentina) (Buenos Aires, 1941), p. 190; Volf Bresler, Antologye fun der yidisher literatur in argentine (Anthology of Jewish literature in Argentina) (Buenos Aires, 1944), p. 325.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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