Thursday 29 June 2017


            He hailed from Homel (Gomel), Byelorussia.  He was a teacher of natural science and chemistry in Soviet Jewish schools in Minsk.  He published articles in Oktyabr (October) in Minsk.  Together with N. Leybovitsh, he wrote In kamf far sotsyalistisher geretenish, lernbukh af naturvisnshaftfarn 5-tn lernyor (In the struggle for socialist agriculture, a textbook of natural science for the fifth school year), part 1 (Minsk, 1931), 272 pp., part 2—entitled Naturvisnshaft (Natural science)—(Minsk, 1932), 128 pp.  There is no further information about him after 1934.

Sources: N. S. Bernshteyn, in Oktyabr (Minsk) 79-80 (1932); N. Rubinshteyn, Dos yidishe bukh in sovetnfarband in 1932 (The Yiddish book in the Soviet Union in 1932), (Minsk, 1933), see index; Chone Shmeruk, comp., Pirsumim yehudiim babrit-hamoatsot, 1917-1961 (Jewish publications in the Soviet Union, 1917-1961) (Jerusalem, 1961), see index.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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