BEN-TSIEN SHLEYFER (b. April 21, 1895)
He was a journalist, born in Homel, Mogilev district. From 1912 he was living in Buenos Aires. In 1916 he began writing for Idishe tsaytung (Jewish newspaper). From 1918 he was a regular contributor to Di prese (The press). Over the years 1918-1921, he co-edited Di naye tsayt (The new times) of the Labor Zionists and later contributed to Der royter shtern (The red star).