He descended from the well-known Grayevski family in Jerusalem. Over the years 1908-1911, he was the proprietor of the travel bureau Tabor in Jerusalem. He compiled travel handbooks in Yiddish to acquaint readers with the Land of Israel. These included Rayze handbukh erets yisroel (Travel handbook, Israel), “for traveling to and in Israel with a supplement of two orienting maps of Jerusalem and its environs” (Jerusalem, 1908-1909), 145 pp., with a number of pictures of Jerusalem and the holy sites. The book included a great deal of important information about the geography of Israel, as well as the economic and cultural conditions of the local Jews at that time. He also described in expressive language all the historical places, both in Jerusalem and in the entire country. He was also the author of Arayn-orientirungs kartn fun yerusholaim-shtot (Maps of the city of Jerusalem to assist orientation) (Jerusalem, 1908), 96 pp.; and of Arayn-orientirungs karte fun yerusholaim mit di svive (Map of Jerusalem and environs to assist in orientation) (Jerusalem, 1908), 118 pp.
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