Tuesday, 10 April 2018


            Journalist, prose writer, and teacher, he lived in Odessa.  He wrote storybooks which from the early 1920s were published by the Odessa publishing house of Blimelekh (Little flowers), state publishers of the Kultur-lige (Culture league).  His works include: Far yidishe kinder, an alef-beys far shuln un kinder-heymen (For Jewish children, an alphabet for schools and children’s homes), edited by the literary-pedagogical commission at the Odessa division of the Jewish Democratic Teachers’ Association (Odessa, 1920), 120 pp.; In di gertner, af di felder (In the gardens, in the fields), textbook following the alphabet (Odessa, 1921); Ketsl-mirke un hintl-sirke (Mirke the kitten and Sirke the puppy) (Odessa, 1921), 20 pp.; Der retekh (The radish) (Odessa, 1921), 9 pp.

Chaim Beider, Leksikon fun yidishe shrayber in ratn-farband (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers in the Soviet Union), ed. Boris Sandler and Gennady Estraikh (New York: Congress for Jewish Culture, Inc., 2011), p. 263.

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