Born 23 April 1893 by
Cheremosh, Bukovina. His family, which was from
Macedonia, had lived in Bukovina for more than three
hundred years. From his grandmother's side, his
great-grandfather, Israel Kasir, was a Sefardi, a
descendant from Spain.
In his autobiography, it
"From his early youth a scholar and a meditative
person, he began to write newspaper articles and
papers in 1927 in the 'Ostyudisher tsaytung' (914,
918, 921, 938), in the 'Czernowitzer morgenblat',
and in the 'Yidisher fraynd', and in the year 1928
issued "The first religious-philosophical document
with the title "Di toyre im likhte der visenshaft".
The small work evoked great admiration. Every
newspaper of the world [!] had reviewed it. Thanks
and acknowledgements came, which was also evoked
from the Bundeskanzler seifel of Austria,
Stefan Zweig and many other personalities. In the
year 1932 his second work was published with the
title "Es verde likht", with a more powerful
impression. The reprint was compared [sold out]. One
biblical theatre piece with the name "Di libe fregt
nisht oyf folk un oyf gloybn" (Ruth), and one entire
collection of the history and songs waiting in
publication. In the address book of the German
writer was his name: the Yiddish religious
philosopher-writer and biblical scholar".
According to Shmuel
Fischler, an actor from Bucharest's Jewish State
Theatre, D. was a member of Czernowitz's shul
association and used to perform with amateurs.
According to Sadie Glick
and Mauritsi Segal, D. was a naive person who used
to love to be photographed with actors,.