Sunday 24 July 2016


            He was born in Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland, into a poor working family.  He received a Jewish and a general education.  He studied in a Polish Jewish high school in Tomaszów.  In 1921 he became a weaver in a factory.  For a time he lived in Baronovich, later in Warsaw.  He was an active leader in the Bundist youth group Tsukunft (Future).  He published lyrical and social poetry in Yugnt-veker (Youth alarm) in Warsaw, Nayer folks-blat (New people’s newspaper) in Lodz, and Tomashover vokhnblat (Tomaszów weekly newspaper), among others.  He died of tuberculosis in Warsaw.

Source: Yugnt-veker (Warsaw) (August 1, 1928).

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