He came from Vilna, Lithuania. He was a popular Yiddish teacher and author. He published Der gliklikher yortsayt (The happy anniversary of a death), “a story of Jewish hope” (Vilna, 1887), 32 pp., as well as a series of short religious works in Yiddish and Hebrew, signed Yoyel.
Source: Noyekh Prilucki, in Mame-loshn (Mother tongue), vol. 1 (Warsaw, 1924), p. 101.
Khayim Leyb Fuks