He was born in Tshenstokhov (Częstochowa), Poland. He studied in religious primary school and in the municipal school. He later moved to Bialystok and there opened a bookstore. In book form: Tshenstokhov, mayn geboyrnshtot (Częstochowa, the city of my birth) (New York: Yoysef Koyfman, 1950), 23 pp. He translated or adapted Lessing’s Di yidn (The Jews [original: Die Juden]), Bertha von Suttner’s Arop di geter (Down with weapons [original: Die Waffen nieder!]), and Vegn roykhern un trinken (On smoking and drinking), among others.
Source: Byalistoker leksikon (Bialystok handbook) (Bialystok, 1935), pp. 151, 203.