Tuesday 19 June 2018


SHIYE EPSHTEYN (b. October 16, 1883)
            He was born in Snov (Snoŭ), Minsk Province, Byelorussia.  In 1898 he came to the United States.  He worked there and studied.  He studied to become a pharmacist and ran a drugstore in Brooklyn, New York.  He began publishing in 1907 in Forverts (Forward) in New York.  Later, he contributed as well to: Tsayt gayst (Spirit of the times), Fraye arbeter-shtime (Free voice of labor), Der arbayter (The worker), and a number of other periodicals and publications.  Further biographical details remain unknown.

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