He received his doctoral degree in philosophy from Columbia University in New York and a doctoral degree in Hebrew literature from the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York. He was a rabbi in Columbus (Ohio), Dorchester and Boston (Massachusetts), and Yonkers, New York. In book form: Redner un denker, droshes far ale idishe yamim-toyvim un andere gelegnheytn (Preacher and thinker, sermons for all Jewish holidays and other occasions), part 1 (New York: Pardes, 1933), 160 pp. He also published scholarly books in English.
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), cols. 513-14.