Saturday 2 November 2019


TSVI SHNAYDER (1857-January 24, 1933)
            He was a humorist, born in Shineyeve (Syniava), Kherson Province.  From 1906 he was living in Argentina.  He lived in the Rivera colony.  He published humorous sketches and stories in: Idisher kolonist (Jewish colonist), Di gezelshaft (The society), and Idishe tsaytung (Jewish newspaper).  In book form: Der royter badkhn (The red wedding entertainer) (Buenos Aires: Bikhlekh far yedn, 1919), 26 pp.; Humor un satire, dertseylungen un bilder fun kolonistishen un algemayn kleynshtedteldigen idishen leben in argentine (Humor and satire, stories and images from colonial and general small-town Jewish life in Argentina) (Rivera, 1925), 192 pp.  He died in Buenos Aires.

Sources: V. Bresler, Antologye fun der yidisher literatur in argentine (Anthology of Jewish literature in Argentina) (Buenos Aires, 1944), p. 805; P. Kats, Geklibene shriftn (Selected writings), vol. 7 (Buenos Aires, 1947), pp. 53-55.
Yoysef Horn

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