Thursday, 16 June 2016


            He was born in Elizavetgrad, Ukraine.  He published a series entitled: A komitet fun myeshtshanski obshtshestvo, a mayse vos in zikh ferlofen in a bekant shtedtil k— vi es gefint zikh in hibsh bisil yuden (A committee of a vulgar society, a story covering a well-known town K— where one finds a considerable number of Jews) (Odessa: L. Nitshe et A. Tsederboym, 1864), 16 pp.  It pictured a scene of Jewish community relations, described in a fine Volhynian Yiddish, but without any poetic craft.

Source: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 1.

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