Born December 7, 1912 in Cracow, Poland. Graduated from the Hebrew gymnasium there.

Commander of Cracow District of Betar in Poland. Immigrated to Eretz Israel in 1938 and joined the Betar company at Herzliya. Joined the Irgun and fulfilled various senior positions.

Among other tasks, instructed courses for commanders at Shuny, and served as Commander of Natanya District (including Hadera and Benyamina).

In October 1944 was arrested and exiled to Africa with the first transport of 251 detainees. In May 1947 was released from Kenya and brought back to Eretz Israel.