He was a Satmer Hassid. He lived in New York. He was the author of Der fayerdiger zayl, dos lebn un shafn fun … moyshe shiye yude leyb diskin (Soul on fire, the life and work of…Moyshe Joshua Yude-Leyb Diskin) (Brooklyn, 1977), 304 pp.
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), cols. 527-28.