Sunday, 2 June 2019


DOVID RASHKOVAN (1881-July 16, 1966)
            Also known by the surname Rashkov, he was born in Telenesht (Telenesti), Bessarabia.  In 1910 he emigrated to Argentina.  From 1911 he was publishing stories and impressions of Jewish Argentinian life in: Idish (Yiddish), Argentiner vokhnblat (Argentinian weekly newspaper), Der tog (The day), and Idishe tsaytung (Jewish newspaper).  In book form: Der banker (The banker) (Buenos Aires: Bikhlekh far yedn, 1920), 28 pp.  He died in Buenos Aires.

Sources: V. Bresler, Antologye fun der yidisher literatur in argentine (Anthology of Jewish literature in Argentina) (Buenos Aires, 1944); P. Kats, Geklibene shriftn (Selected writings), vol. 7 (Buenos Aires, 1947), p. 12.
Yoysef Horn

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