Tuesday, 28 June 2016


            He was born in Nezabudka-Michałów, Poland.  He studied in a “cheder metukan” (improved religious primary school) in Bialystok, where his family moved in 1899.  In 1925 he immigrated to Mexico City.  He published memoirs, rhymed verse, and descriptions of immigrant life in local Yiddish publications.  He was a regular contributor to Byalistoker lebn (Bialystok life), organ of the Bialystokers in America.  In book form: Fargangene yorn, zikhroynes (Bygone years, memoirs) (Mexico City, 1969), 399 pp.  He died in Mexico City.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 253.

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