He came from Vileyka, near Vilna, Lithuania, where for many years he served as cantor and ritual slaughter. He was the author of: Khoyves haodem, der khoyv fun a menshin tsum tsveytin, hen in dinim fun gelt zakhin hen in dinim fun frayndlikhheytin (The obligation of man, the debt of one person to another, both in laws of money matters and in laws of friendship) (Vilna, 1869), 48 pp.; Seyfer mekore minhogim, af gekliben gevoren fun der gemore un poskim, medroshim un agodes un fun seyfer hagan (Sources of religious customs, taken from the Talmud and commentators, midrashim and homiletic tales, and from the Book of the Garden) (Vilna, 1973), 60 pp. These booklets were published in a variety of editions, the last in Vilna in 1896.
Source: Following materials held in the library of the Lubavitcher Rebbe in New York.
Khayim Leyb Fuks