Monday, 11 June 2018


            He was a contributor to a series of Yiddish newspapers in Riga, Latvia, such as: Der veg (The way), later Unzer veg (Our way), 1922-1923; Dos folk (The people), a daily newspaper, 1922-1923; Frimorgn (Morning), 1920s-1930s.  He was also the editor-publisher of Shakh-velt (Trade world) (Riga, 1928).  Further biographical information remains unknown.

Sources: M. Gerts, 25 yor yidishe prese in letland (25 years of the Yiddish press in Latvia) (Riga, 1933); Yahadut latviya, sefer zikaron (Judaism in Latvia, a book of remembrance), ed. B. Eliav, M. Boba, and A. Kremer (Tel Aviv, 1953), p. 155.

[Additional information from: Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 415.]

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