Friday 8 February 2019


            He was a teacher and a journalist, born in Ostrov-Mazovyetsk (Ostrów-Mazowiecka), Poland.  He established in Lodz a large school for girls known as “Havatselet” (Daffodil).  He wrote for Beys yankev zhurnal (Beys Yankev journal) and other Orthodox periodicals on educational matters.  In book form: Yaades, shul-bukh far eṭiḳ, dinim un moral (Judaism, schoolbook for ethics, religious laws, and morality) (Lodz, 1926/1927), 2 parts; Rabi yude haleyvi un rabi avrom ibn ezre (Rabbi Yehuda Halevi and Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra) (Lodz, 1926), 26 pp.; Rambam (Rabbi Moses ben Maimon) (Lodz, 1926), 38 pp.; Religyons-bukh yudishkeyt (Religion textbook on Judaism), told in the form of stories (Lodz, 1928), 40 pp.; Shul-bukh yudishkeyt (Schoolbook on Judaism) (Lodz, 1928/1929), 156 pp.  He died at Auschwitz.

Sources: Khayim Leyb Fuks, in Fun noentn over (New York) 3 (1957), p. 269; Ela ezkera (These I remember), vol. 3 (New York, 1959), pp. 322-28.
Yekhezkl Lifshits

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