Monday 20 May 2019


            He wrote articles for Vilna’s Tsayt (Time) and Emes (Truth) (1940-1941).  He published in Bialystok an afternoon Yiddish newspaper.  He translated from English Mikrobnyeger, di geshikhte fun di pyonern in der kamf fun der mentshheyt kegn ire ergeste sonim (Microbe hunters, the history of the pioneers in the fight of mankind against its worst enemies) by Paul de Kruif (Warsaw-New York: Yatshkovski, 1930), 373 pp.[1]

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 499.

[1] According to Shmerke Katsherginski in Khurbn vilne (The destruction of Vilna), he was murdered in Ponar; so, too, claimed the Vilna engineer Azarye Dobrushkes, now in Brussels.  Another source states that he was mobilized into the Red Army and in 1943 fell in battle at Saratov, Russia.

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