Friday 29 May 2015


KHAYIM GOLDZATS (JAIME GOLDZAC) (March 3, 1910-September 22, 1977)
            He was born in Ostrovtse (Ostrowiec), Poland.  From 1930 he was living in Argentina.  He was by trade a tailor.  His first story, entitled “Haynt baynakht” (Tonight), appeared in the journal In gang (On the way) (Buenos Aires, 1935).  He published stories in: Shpigl (Mirror), Di prese (The press), Di folks-shtime (The voice of the people), and Der veg (The way) in Argentina.  In the book Ostrovtser (People from Ostrovtse) (Buenos Aires, 1949), he published seven stories.  He also wrote: Ale viln lebn, dertseylungen (Everyone wants to live, stories) (Buenos Aires: Illit, 1960), 343 pp.; In farkisheftn krayz (In an enchanted quarter), about Polish Jews in Argentina (unseen).  He died in Madrid, his family in Buenos Aires.

Source: M. Katz, in Rozaryer lebn (November 6, 1953).

[Additional information from: Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 137.]

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