Thursday 28 May 2015


            He was born in Petrikov, Minsk region, Russia.  After the Bolshevik upheaval, he emigrated to the United States.  He became a rabbi in various cities in Russian and America.  After 1930 he settled in New York.  He authored the religious work Emuna tehora (Pure faith), a debate between an Orthodox rabbi and a Reform rabbi over Jewish religious issues (New York, 1932), 82 pp. in Yiddish and Hebrew, with 20 pp. in English.  He was the author as well of a number of other religious texts, among them: Darkhe yoshar (Paths of righteousness) on tractate Pirke avot (Ethics of the fathers) (New York, 1930).

Source: G. Bublik, in Morgn-zhurnal (New York) (August 7, 1932).

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