Thursday 25 July 2019


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.

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