Sunday 9 July 2017


            He was born in Bialystok.  He worked in a print shop and was secretary of the local printers’ union.  He published impressions, feature pieces, and jokes in various newspaper and serials, among them: Byalistoker vort (Bialystok word), M. Shiva’s weekly Hayntike tsayt (Contemporary times), P. Kaplan’s Dos naye leben (The new life), Undzer lebn (Our life), and M. Visotski’s Byalistoker shtime (Voice of Bialystok), among others.  He also contributed to the publication: Tsvantsiḳ yor, zamlheft, 1908-1928 fun prof. fareyn fun druker arbeter in poyln (Twenty years, a collection, 1908-1928, of the trade union of printer workers in Poland) (Bialystok, 1928), 12 pp.  He died during the period of Nazi rule in Poland.

Source: Byalistoker leksikon (Bialystok handbook) (Bialystok, 1935).
Yankev Kahan

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