Thursday 31 October 2019


            He was born in Tsfat (Safed).  He studied in yeshivas.  Over the years 1924-1944, he taught at the “Shaare Tsiyon” (Gates of Zion) Talmud Torah in Montreal.  He departed for Los Angeles in 1945.  He published lyrical poetry and folk-themed poems in: Keneder odler (Canadian eagle), Kanader zhurnal (Canadian journal), the anthology Kanade (Canada), and Heftn (Notebooks), among others.  In book form: Bay dayne toyern (At your gates) (Montreal, 1943), 92 pp., poems with motifs of the land of Israel.  He died in Los Angeles.

Source: Yisroel Rabinovitsh, Yoyvl-bukh keneder odler (Jubilee volume for Keneder odler) (Montreal, 1932).
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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