He was born in Vengrov (Węgrów), Poland. In 1910 he made his way to Uruguay. He settled in Montevideo and opened up a Yiddish publishing house. In 1926 he began published the weekly newspaper Unzer lebn (Our life), the first Yiddish newspaper in the country, as a weekly for community and cultural issues.
Source: Zalmen Reysen, Leksikon, vol. 2.