Wednesday 26 July 2017


            He was a Hebrew teacher in the Ploiesti.  He published textbooks for Romanian Jewish schools.  Under the pen name Yimer, he published in Ploiesti, Romania, a theatrical piece entitled Ester oder asimilisten un tsienisten (Esther or assimilationists and Zionists) in 1901, in a highly Germanized form and in the style of the playwright Yoysef Lateiner and Moyshe Hurvits.

Sources: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 2; Zalmen Zilbertsvayg, Leksikon fun yidishn teater (Handbook of the Yiddish theater), vol. 2 (New York, 1934).

[Additional information from: Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 366.]

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