Tuesday 30 July 2019


TSVI SHUBER (September 19, 1905-July 14, 1973)
            The author of stories, he was born Hirshl Tokhterman in Pilev (Puławy), Poland.  He lived for many years in Warsaw.  In 1930 he came to Toronto.  He worked as a milkman.  From 1925 he was writing lyrical poetry for: Literarishe bleter (Literary leaves) and Folkstsaytung (People’s newspaper).  From 1930 he published stories and articles in: Vokhnblat (Weekly newspaper) and Idisher zhurnal (Jewish journal) in Toronto.  In book form: Dos goldene kalb (The golden calf), a novel (Tel Aviv, 1970), 48 pp., about life in prewar and Communist Poland; Di farkishefte velt fun amol (The enchanting world of the past) (Buenos Aires, 1973), 238 pp., which appeared serially in Idishe tsaytung (Jewish newspaper) in Buenos Aires earlier.  He died in Toronto.

Source: Information from Shloyme Mitsmakher, Toronto.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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