Sunday 24 February 2019


            He was a doctor, born in Kobrin.  He settled in Vilna.  He wrote about medical matters in Russian, Polish, and Yiddish.  He also published poetry.  In book form: Higyene un shpayz (Hygiene and food) (Vilna, 1927), 89 pp., published earlier in Folksgezunt (People’s health); Vi azoy zikh oystsuhitn fun mogn un gederim krankhaytn (How to guard oneself from stomach and intestinal diseases) (Vilna, 1934), 18 pp.  He died in the Riga ghetto.

Sources: Vilne (Vilna), anthology (New York, 1935), pp. 413-16; Shmerke Katsherginski, Khurbn vilne (The Holocaust in Vilna) (New York, 1947), p. 264.
Yekhezkl Lifshits

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