Thursday 28 January 2016


            He was born in Yaneve (Jonava), Lithuania.  He emigrated to Philadelphia in 1890.  For many years, 1914-1942, he published the daily newspaper Idishe velt (Jewish world) there.  He was the author of a volume of poetry entitled Knaf renonim (Songbird) (Pittsburgh, 1892).  He died in Philadelphia.

Source: Getzel Kressel, Leksikon hasifrut haivrit (Handbook of Hebrew literature) (Merḥavya, 1967), vol. 1.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 158.

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