He came from the town of Gline (Glinyani), Galicia. After WWI he lived in Lemberg. He was the founder and the leader of the student youth organization Tseire yehuda” (Youth of Judah). He contributed to Lemberger tageblat (Lemberg daily newspaper) around 1920, and there he published articles on general Jewish and Zionist issues.
Source: Kh. H. Halpern, Megiles gline, glinyane, zikhroynes un iberlebungen fun khorev gevorener kehile (The story of Gline-Glinyani, memoirs and experiences from a destroyed community) (New York, 1950), p. 92.