Friday, 19 May 2017


            He was born in Minsk district, Byelorussia.  He attended religious elementary school and graduated from a Russian school.  He was an artist in the Minsk Yiddish State Theater.  He authored the plays: Leybke soldat (Leybke, the soldier) (Minsk, 1940); Nekome (Revenge), a play (Minsk, 1941); and other works, produced by the Minsk Yiddish Theater.  In book form: Vazakes (Minsk: State Publishers, 1938), 53 pp.  During WWII he was evacuated to Novosibirsk where he staged Yiddish theater.  He was last living in the Soviet Union.

Source: Chone Shmeruk, comp., Pirsumim yehudiim babrit-hamoatsot, 1917-1961 (Jewish publications in the Soviet Union, 1917-1961) (Jerusalem, 1961), see index.
Benyomen Elis

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