IZI SHAFIR (b. 1905)
He was born Ayzik Shlyapotshnik in Lithuania. In 1923 he emigrated to Buenos Aires. He had a Hebrew and general education. He published stories in Nay-velt (New world), Di prese (The press), Dorem-amerike (South America), Oyfgang (Arise), and In gang (In progress).
Source: P. Kats, Geklibene shriftn (Selected writings), vol. 7 (Buenos Aires, 1947), p. 101.
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 516.