A. was born on 15 November 1898 in Lodz, Poland, into a
privileged family (from his father's side -- family with
Dr. Adler-Cohen, including a rabbi from London, the
mother -- a grandson of the great industrialist J. K. Poznansky.)
Until he was a bar-mitzvah
he learned at home, afterwards in the Hebrew gymnasium
under the management of Dr. Broyde; later he studied at the
philosophy facultat of the University of Krakow.
Under the influence of his
cousin, the painter Jacob Adler, and from Moshe
Broderzon, he was allowed into the group "Young
where he debuted under the direction of I. Sturm, later
under his own name, and the pseudonyms Y. Akvila and
Y. Nshr when he participated in the Lodz Yiddish press and in
the Krakow "Novi dzhennik", also with articles
about art and especially Yiddish arts.
In 1921 he put out "Nokhn
shnit", a "tseyt"-drama in three acts, Wolf Publishers,
A. also wrote a three-act
comedy, "Dos umglik mit der idishe noz".
Since 1925 A. can be found
in Eretz Yisroel.
Z. Reyzen -- "Lexicon of
Yiddish Literature", Vol. 1, p. 44.
Hillel Zeitlin -- "Di
yungste moshiakh zukher", "Mom.", Warsaw, 9 December