Tuesday, 13 August 2019


            He was born in Yezupol (Yezupil’), Galicia, descended from a rabbinical family.  He studied in St. Petersburg, Strelisk (Novi Strilyshcha, Strzeliska Nowe), and from 1925 Stanisle (Stanislaviv).  He was active in the “Tora veavoda” (Torah and belief) movement.  He published poetry and stories in Lemberg’s Togblat (Daily newspaper) and Morgen (Morning).  He edited Stanislaver nakhrikhten (Stanislaviv reports).  Also, his Hebrew-language poetry appeared in print in Ḥazon (Vision) (Lvov, 1933).  He died in Stanislaviv.

Sources: Getzel Kressel, Leksikon hasifrut haivrit (Handbook of Hebrew literature), vol. 2 (Meravya, 1967); Genazim (Tel Aviv) (Nisan [= April-May] 1973), pp. 710-15.
Ruvn Goldberg

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