S. was born on 10 November
1892 in Ungvar (today Uzhhorod), Carpathia-Rus.,
His father was a craftsman/tradesman.
He learned in a yeshiva and
He was a radical
assimilationist, afterwards a Zionist. He participated
in the World War, first as a soldier, afterwards as an
"under-officer" and received an award.
In 1918 he fell into
captivity in Italy, where he remained for two years.
In 1915 he debuted in
various Yiddish periodic issues.
In 1920, he edited the
Yiddish-Hungarian page "Zhida neflats" (popular Yiddish
Since 1924 he has edited a
yearly almanac in Hungarian.
S. also published in print
"Der nekhtiger tog, a comedy in 3 acts by B. Sereny,
Uzhhorod, Czechoslovakia." [p. 45, 16○],
and wrote the play "A modner rabbi", "Dos neye tsil" and
"Di khshmunayt", which was performed in Czechoslovakia
He also translated into
Hungarian Jacob Gordin's "Mirele efros", that was
performed in a Hungarian professional theatre.
Sh. E. from Zalmen Reyzen.