Thursday 16 April 2015


He was born in Bialystok, descended from an assimilated family.  He graduated from the Bialystok “Youth Union” school, the Bialystok teachers’ course, and the Vilna teachers’ seminary.  In his youth he wrote poetry.  He was a teacher in Tsisho (Central Jewish School Organization) schools in Lublin and Warsaw.  He compiled a reader for the first year of school, entitled Mentsh un arbet (Man and work), together with Y. Rotenberg and Nokhum Mirer (Warsaw: Kultur-lige, 1936), 147 pp.  He conducted underground school activities in the Warsaw Ghetto where he was killed.

Sources: “Yizker” (Remembrance), Yivo-bleter 26.1 (New York, 1945); B. Mark, Lerer-yizker-bukh (Teachers’ memory book) (New York, 1954).

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