Monday 16 May 2016


            He was born in a village not far from Slobodka, western Ukraine.  He became a laborer in his youth.  He was a contributor to the Jewish revolutionary movement in 1905, and thereafter left for the United States.  For a time he lived in New York, later in Philadelphia.  He was the author of a book of poems entitled Geklibene lider (Coillected poetry), vol. 1 (Philadelphia, 1935), 159 pp., and of a work of prose, Mayn yugend (My youth) (Philadelphia, 1935), 312 pp., in which he described his childhood and youthful years in a Ukrainian village.

Source: Tsukunft (New York) (January 1936).

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