Tuesday 17 September 2019


            He was born in Lodz, the author of poetry and stories and owned a textile factory.  He was confined in the Lodz ghetto, later in Warsaw with Aryan papers.  He probably died in the suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising (1944).  He composed poetry and lyrical prose for: Nayes lodzer morgenblat (New Lodz morning newspaper), Heftn (Notebooks), issue 5, Di yetstige tsayt (Contemporary times), Der idisher zhurnalist (The Jewish journalist), Gezangen (Songs), and Yung-idish (Young Yiddish), 6 issues—all in Lodz; Literarishe bleter (Literary leaves) and Varshever almanakh (Warsaw almanac)—in Warsaw.  In book form: Emitser (Someone) (Lodz: Vort, n.d.), 144 pp.; Af vegn (On the road), poetry (Warsaw: Vort, 1938), 200 pp.

Source: Khayim Leyb Fuks, Lodzh shel mayle, dos yidishe gaystiḳe un derhoybene lodzh, 100 yor yidishe un oykh hebreishe literatur un kultur in lodzh un in di arumiḳe shtet un shtetlekh (Lodz on high, the Jewish spiritual and elevated Lodz, 100 years of Yiddish and also Hebrew literature and culture in Lodz and in the surrounding cities and towns) (Tel Aviv: Perets Publ., 1972), see index.
Berl Cohen

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