G. was born on 26 November 1893 in Dugelishok, Vilna
region, Polish Lithuania.
His father was a rabbi.
Until the age of nine years
old he learned through his father, then in the yeshivas
of Slobodka, Lida, and Volozhin, and he finished the "Beit
Midrash Lrbnim" in Odessa.
As an apostle of "Hatsfirah"
and "Dos lebn", he traveled to Eretz Yisrael,
from when he became sent out during the war, and he
wandered over to Egypt, Italy, America and again he came
back to Eretz Yisrael
as a member of the Jewish Legion.
In 1919 he traveled back to
America where he received the title of Doctor of
Philosophy from Yale University in New Haven and from
Catholic University in Washington, and a Masters of the
Diplomatic Arts from American University in Washington.
G. debuted in 1912 in the
Odessa "Der yid", and since then has published many
things in the periodic press.
In March 1919 G. also staged
his one-act play "Dos eybike lid" in Yiddish in the amphitheatre of the Jewish Legion near Lod (Eretz Yisrael),
despite the protests of Eretz Yisroel organizations.
In "Unzer bukh", N. Y., March-April 1929 G. published
his one-act "Tsum farborgenes shoyn".
Zalmen Reyzen -- "Lexicon
of Yiddish Literature", Vol. I, pp. 501-504.
Zalmen Zylbercweig -- "Hintern farhang", Vilna, 1928, p.