Sunday 19 April 2015


He was born in Jassy, Romania.  He studied in religious primary school and synagogue study hall.  From 1885 he was working as a correspondent for Hebrew newspapers in Russia. In 1901 he became the Romanian correspondent for Di yudishe gazeten (The Jewish gazette) in New York, in which he also published translations from Romanian.  In the jubilee volume for Yidishes tageblat (Jewish daily newspaper) (New York, 1909), he published a longer work: “Di yidishe literatur un tsaytungen in romenye” (Yiddish literature and newspapers in Romania).  For a time he published articles in Tsukunft (Future).  He also edited the Hebrew publications: Ḥazon lemoad (Vision of the appointed time) and Hamekits (The awakening).  In the 1920s he was an active member of the Jewish Historic-Ethnographic Society, named of Julius Barash, in Bucharest.

Source: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 1.

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