Monday 19 December 2016


            He came from Warsaw, Poland.  He was active in the organization to settle Jews on the land and on assignment traveled to Argentina in 1889 to investigate the local Baron Hirsch colony.  Together with Izidor Helman, he was the author of Di beshraybung fon argentina in ihre kolonyen (A description of Argentina and its colonies) (Warsaw, 1890), 64 pp., which was published in five editions, the last in 1893 with the title: De beshraybung fon argentina un ihre kolonyen mitn bild fun baran hirsh un zayne byografye un der plan fun di kolonyen (A description of Argentina and its colonies with a picture of Baron Hirsch and his biography and the plan for the colonies), 108 pp.

Source: Sh. Rozhanski, Dos yidishe gedrukte vort in argentine (The published Yiddish word in Argentina) (Buenos Aires, 1941), p. 9.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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