Friday 10 February 2017


            He was editor of the weekly newspaper, Di yudishe folkstaytung (The Jewish people’s newspaper) in New York (July 1878-May 1880).  He filled out its pages practically by himself with running Jewish and general news, as well as with his weekly “Political report” and other articles.  The newspaper was written in a lightly Germanized style.  Biographical details remain unknown.

Sources: Y. D. Ayzenshtayn, Otsar yisrael (Treasury of Israel) (New York) (1929), p. 44; Moyshe Shtarkman, in Zamlbukh lekoved dem tsveyhundert un fuftsikstn yoyvl fun der yidisher prese, 1686-1936 (Anthology in honor of the 250th jubilee of the Yiddish press, 1686-1936), ed. Dr. Y. Shatski (New York, 1937), p. 115; Yorbukh fun amopteyl fun yivo (Annual from the American branch of YIVO), vol. 1 (New York, 1938), p. 282; Shmuel Niger, in Tsukunft (New York) (January 1940).
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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