Tuesday 3 September 2019


DOVID SHISHATSKI (b. October 18, 1902)
            He was born in Volkovisk (Wołkowysk), Grodno Province, Poland.  He studied in religious elementary school and later in the Warsaw Tachkemoni.  In 1932 he emigrated to Argentina; over the years 1961-1972, he was living in Montevideo, later settling back in Buenos Aires.  He published short stories in Volkovisker leben (Wołkowysk life).  In Montevideo he wrote for Folksblat (People’s newspaper), and he published (1963-1972) “Di parshe fun der vokh” (The biblical portion of the week) in Haynt (Today) in Montevideo.
Yoysef Horn

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 528.

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