Thursday 22 October 2015



            He was born in Radom, Poland, into a Hassidic family.  He received a rigorous religious education in elementary school and yeshiva, and with private tutors he studied secular subject matter.  Until WWII he lived in Radom.  He was the owner there of a small factory that made ritual fringes; he was active leader in “Tseire agudat yisrael” (Agudat yisrael youth) in Radom; and he was active as a lecturer and speaker for the Orthodox educational institutions “Beys Yankev” and “Toras Chaim.”  He published articles in the Orthodox, Yiddish-Hebrew youth press.  In 1932 he became editor of the quarterly publication Der radomer gayst (The Radom spirit), 26 pp., “organ for those interested in reinforcing Torah, religion, and faith in our city of Radom.”  He published in it on contemporary issues, biographies of rabbis from Radom, Hassidic aphorisms, and the like.  He also wrote under the pen name “A radomer.”  He was in the ghetto during WWII.  He was active there in the illegal religious teaching institutions.  He died a martyr during the ghetto liquidation at the end of August 1942.

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