Elected as a Russian Constitutional Democratic Party deputy representing Kovno Governorate to the Third (1907-1912, out of 2 Jewish deputies) and Fourth (1912-1917, out of 3 Jewish deputies) State Duma of the Russian Empire. In 1914 he made a speech in which he claimed that the Jews would fight until the victory of the Russian Empire was achieved. He was also elected on April 19, 1920 to the Constituent Assembly of Lithuania on a common Jewish ticket and died in 1921.
- Dov Levin, The Litvaks: a short history of the Jews in Lithuania, Berghahn Books, 2000 ISBN 1-57181-264-4, ISBN 978-1-57181-264-3
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