In 1882 he arrived in the United States, where he worked in an assortment of trades. He was active in Jewish unions. In 1910 he published memoirs in Di naye post (The new mail) in New York; in 1920 he published a series of articles about the Jewish labor movement in America in Morgn-zhurnal (Morning journal). In book form: Di kloukmakhers un zeyere yunyons (The cloakmakers and their unions) (New York, 1920), 251 pp.
Sources: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 4; Bernard Vaynshteyn, Di idishe yunyons in amerike, bleter geshikhte un erinerungen (The Jewish unions in America, pages from history and experience) (New York: United Hebrew Trades, 1929), see index.