In the Spring of 1923 B.
settled in Buenos Aires, where he became a co-editor
for the daily newspaper "Di prese", in which he also
led the theatre department.
In 1926 B.'s book
"Nokh der forshtelung" was published. (grotesques
and images of a Yiddish actors life) "Shleyfer
Publishing House", Buenos Aires [173 + 3 pp.; 16°].
In the monthly journal
"South America" B. had printed a drama in four acts
"R' Ber", and in the "Prese", his three-act drama "Tsvishn
In 1927 B.'s "Hershele
ostropoler" was published (a tragi-comedy in four
acts with an epilogue), publisher "Oyfgang", Buenos
Aires, [1927, 42 p., 16°], which in 1923 was staged
previously as a one-acter in Bucharest's Yiddish
b. translated Bramson's
play "Glik", which Baratov had staged in New York's
Yiddish Art Theatre on 5 April 1924 under the name
"Der eybiker lign".
B. was one of the
leaders of the struggle against the krubah-shaft
between the underworld and the Yiddish theatre in
Argentina, and one of he main founders of the
society "Folks Theatre", which performed in
Argentina for a season with Zaslavsky as the head,
and was the first not to cover in a theatre the
B. had founded in Buenos
Aires a group for experimental art named "Young
Argentina", and was the director in a dramatic
In 1928 B. published in
the jubilee edition of "Di prese" his shpet
in two acts "Got zitst oybn...".
B. also wrote a drama
"Columbus" with Antdeker from America as the main
hero., and a drama "Der gefalener tsadik", built on
the history of the Liev rebbe (R' Israel Rizhiner's
In 1929, B. staged with
a dramatic studio in Buenos Aires Avraham
Vieviorka's drama "Naftali Botwin".
B. was a member in
Argentina's Publishing Committee for the Lexicon.
Zalmen Reyzen --
"Lexicon of Yiddish Literature", Vol. I, pp.
N. Veynig --
Kritik un bibliographye, "Bikher-velt", Warsaw,
3, 1928, pp. 49-51.
Y. B. --
Retsenzies, "Literarishe bleter", 127, 1929.
-- Unzer album, "Der shpigel", Buenos Aires, 11