Born in Vashilkove (near Bialystok). He came to Bialystok and became active in a proletarian party. He left for Argentina where he was a correspondent for Dos naye lebn (The new life) in Bialystok. From there he moved to Israel and continued writing correspondences for the above-mentioned newspaper.
Source: Byalistoker leksikon (Bialystok handbook) (1935), p. 196.