Tuesday 19 May 2015


            He was born in Radomishle (Radomyśl), Galicia.  He was one of the active leaders and organizers of the Orthodox youth movement, Tseire Agudat Yisrael (Agudat Yisrael youth) in Galicia, and he took part in their conferences.  He wrote stories in Hebrew and in Yiddish.  He began to publish his work in the Warsaw Orthodox daily newspaper, Dos yidishe togblat (The Jewish daily news).  In the 1930s, in his stories he described on the whole Jewish experiences under Nazi rule in Germany.  He also published stories on social themes in the organ of Poale Agudat Yisrael (Agudat Israel workers), Di yidishe arbeter shtime (The voice of Jewish laborers) in Lodz.  His Hebrew works were published in Darkenu (Our way).  During WWII and the German occupation, he remained in Poland.  He died during the years of the Holocaust.  The place and date of his death, as well as other biographical information, remain unknown.  In Antologye fun religyeze lider un dertsaylungen (Anthology of religious poems and stories), ed. Moshe Prager (New York, 1955), his story “Der tilim-zoger” (The reciter of Psalms) appears.

Sources: M. Prager, Antologye fun religyeze lider un dertsaylungen (New York, 1955).

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