Wednesday 21 February 2018


            He was born in Bialystok, Russian Poland.  He studied in religious elementary schools and yeshivas.  Using the name Hershele, he published humorous items in the Bialystok newspapers: Dos naye lebn (The new life) and Byalistoker shtime (Voice of Bialystok), among others.  He also contributed to the jubilee issue of Dos naye lebn in 1929.  He later lived in Warsaw until the Hitler era.  Further information remains unknown.

Sources: Jubilee issue of Dos naye lebn (Bialystok) (April 4, 1929); Byalistoker leksikon (Bialystok handbook) (Bialystok, 1935).
Yankev Kahan

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