Thursday 24 January 2019


            He was born in Bialystok.  He was a Zionist leader in Vilna.  In 1940 he was deported to Siberia.  After WWII he settled in Nice, France.  In book form: Vi azoy lebn yidn in yisroel (How Jews live in Israel) (Paris, 1952), 47 pp.  In manuscript he left memoirs of Vilna and the YIVO archives in New York.  He died in Nice.

Sources: Tog-morgn-zhurnal (New York) (August 4, 1960); Y. Yeshurin, YIVO archives.

[Additional information from: Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 467.]

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