M. was born on 27 September
1892 [according to Reyzen, 1887] in Yagelnitsa, Galicia.
Until age eighteen he
learned in a yeshiva and afterwards he went away to
Czernowitz and Vienna to study, but due to an illness,
he spent three years in solitude in a village in the
Carpathians. Allowed in to the Poalei Zion party,
afterwards becoming Secretary for the professional
movement in Eastern Galicia.
Literary-wise he began with
the publication of sketches in Lemberg's "Togblat" led
by Moshe Kleynman, after in the "Yidisher arbeyter",
Krakow's "Tog", "Ilustrirte tsaytung" (directed by Beni),
and in various literary calendars.
In 1918 he co-worked in "Dos
folksblat" in Lemberg and "Di geverkshaftn".
In Bukhfor's issue in 1919
in Lemberg "Eyner a mentsh un andere bavelen", and in
the publication "'Pratsa' meshlekh" by Andersen, also
the one-act "Der bal-tshuva".
In 1921 he immigrated to
America, afterwards returning for a short visit to
Poland, soon returning to travel to America, where he
made a home for himself. In 1921 he became a Yiddish
teacher in the Farband school in Philadelphia, later
settling down in Los Angeles, California, where he since
1942 was a teacher and wrote from time to time in
the "Morgn freyheyt", especially about the film world.