Born in Sokolke (Sokółka), Poland. He was for many years an active member of the local Sholem Aleykhem Library. He worked as a clerk in the finance department of city hall. He was the former clerk in the office of medical insurance. He was also an editor of Veker (Alarm) in Byalistok.
Sources: Byalistoker leksikon (Byalistok handbook) (1935); Pinkes fun yidishe druker in poyln (Records of Jewish publishers in Poland) (Warsaw, 1949), p. 45.