Thursday 14 May 2015


            He was a rabbi in Brooklyn, New York, and before that in Brăila and Bucharest, Romania.  He was the son of R. Meyer Halevi, rabbi of Jassy (Iași).  He was the author of a volume of sermons entitled Emuna shelema (Complete religious faith) (Brooklyn, NY, Lag Baomer, 1924), 58 pp.—later translated by the author and published in Yiddish with the title Emune shleyme af yidish (Complete religious faith in Yiddish), “an explanation of the thirteen credos of our blessed teacher, Rambam” (Brooklyn, 1945), 136 pp.; a new edition appeared in 1975 in Brooklyn as well.  Other biographical details remain unknown.

[Additional information from: Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 125.]

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