Wednesday 19 July 2017


            He was born in Warsaw, Poland.  In his childhood, he moved with his parents to Bialystok.  He attended religious elementary school and later a high school; later still he became a Hebrew teacher.  For a number of years he was a member of the editorial board of the daily newspaper, Dos naye leben (The new life), for which he penned articles on literary topics.  He also contributed to other publications.  He was a member of a Bialystok literary circle.  In 1929 he moved to Warsaw where he was a contributor to the ITA (Jewish Telegraphic Agency).  With the outbreak of WWII, he fled to Soviet Russia.  Further information remains unknown.

Sources: Byalistoker leksikon (Bialystok handbook) (Bialystok, 1935); M. Mozes, in Der poylisher id (New York), yearbook (1944).
Yankev Kahan

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