Shortly after his arrival, he had the opportunity to
perform with Misha Fishzon in Arnstein's "Vilner
balebesl" (role of "R' Chaim"), together with Yehuda
Bleich, and after several members of the former "Kunst
ring", then in "Kunst teater" (in Sackler's
"Yizkor"). In the evening he learned in the "Folks
University" with Mark Schweid and B. Ts. Goldberg.
In the summertime, for several months he was program
director in the summer places, and he also performed
for organizations in New York.
1926 -- settled in
Detroit, where he entered into the furniture
business, and in the evening performed with a
dramatic group, acting in the role of "Fon val" in
Kushnirov's "Hirsh Leckert" by "Prodet", under the
direction of Feder, and for several years as a
professional in Littman's local Yiddish theatre
under the auspices of Samuel Goldenburg, Misha
Fishzon, Pesach Burstein, Betty Frank et al, and at
the same time performing as a reader and
lecturer of Yiddish literature.
N. in Detroit also was
especially active in the local Sholem Aleichem
schools, and in the movement for modern Yiddish
In 1946, N. made Los
Angeles the place where he lived, and there for four
years managed the Yiddish programs for the Jewish
Community Centers. For three years he was program
director for the Institute for Jewish Education, and
for the last four years in the field with the
L. A. Yiddish Culture Club.
N. performs very often
across the radio and in various Yiddish activities
with readings and recitations of Yiddish literature,
especially with the work of the classics, and
finished recording an album of Sholem
In the Spring of 1959,
he visited the land of Israel, where he performed in
Yiddish with recitations and declarations.
N.'s daughter, Neomi,
had under the supervision of her sister Shulamis,
recorded a album of Yiddish and Hebrew songs.