Sunday 25 October 2015


            He was born in Jassy (Iași), Romania.  He edited the weekly Yidishes folksblat (Jewish people’s newspaper) in Jassy (November 1, 1895-1898), the continuation of the weekly Dos folksblat (The people’s newspaper) which appeared initially in Bucharest from July 1891 until November 1895 and later in Jassy.

Sources: Sh-s Roman, in Filologishe shriftn (Vilna) 3 (1929), p. 531; Dr. Y. Shatski, ed., Zamlbukh, lekoved dem tsvey hundert un fuftsikstn yoyvl fun der yidisher prese 1686-1936 (Anthology in honor of the 250th jubilee of the Yiddish press, 1686-1936) (New York, 1937), p. 302.

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