Date of Birth: 11/23/1877
From the clerk families. In 1897 he graduated from the Jewish Teachers` Institute in Vilnius. With a roar. traffic associated since 1893; Social-Democratic work conducted in Vilnius, Warsaw. A member of the Bund with 1897. The delegate of the 5th (London) Party Congress (1907) and its three conferences. "At the 4th Congress
Bund (1901) elected member. CC (remained so until 1921). Repeatedly subjected to repression. In 1914-1917 in exile, he occupied a centrist, then defensist position.
After the February. Revolution of 1917, a member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Minsk City Council. At the 10th Conference of the Bund in April elected chairman of the Bund; congresses and conferences of the Bund made a report on the activities of the Central Committee. June 9 at the 1st All-Russia. Congress of Soviets of the RNC on the war supported the Mensheviks and SRs position Responding to the speech VI Lenin said:
"Comrade Lenin assured us that as soon as the banner of the socialist uprising, rather than one that is now won, triumph will be held on Russian soil as soon as the government will consist entirely of Soviets of the RNC, the Russia immediately come running to the aid of the oppressed nation and the country ... is Turkey, Persia, it is China that is the country with the most backward social structure, with the largest remnants of the old, I would say, semi-barbaric times. it is these countries promises us Comrade Lenin solder contact in order to carry with them European red banner of socialism ... nothing to do with this concept ... Marxism is not, but it has a lot to do with Bakuninism (Plekhanov: "true"). "(" 1st Congress of Soviets ", ie 1, with . 364).
August 10, at a meeting of the Central Executive Committee announced a resolution to the paradise was adopted: ". In the Government meeting .in Moscow to participate", "the only way to save the country and the Revolution of a consolidation of all the living forces of Russia around the strong roar of Prospect Island." . August 19th. He was elected to the Presidium of the combine, the Congress of the Mensheviks, who proclaimed the creation of the RSDLP (united). Sep 25. elected member. Executive Committee of the Petrograd. RSD of the Council on the list of the Mensheviks. October 12th. at a private meeting of the Executive Committee of the Petrograd. Council RDA Weinstein voted against the establishment of the Military Revolutionary Committee, and October 25. at an emergency meeting of the Petrograd. Council MI Broido, MI Lieber and Weinstein announced a statement that the Menshevik faction "relinquishes all responsibility for the disastrous consequences of the conspiracy ... and announces his retirement from the Presidium of the composition and perform. To-ta of the Council" ( "Roar-tion 1917," Vol. 5, p. 181).
October 29th. in negotiations with Vikzhel spoke out against the participation of the Bolsheviks in the "homogeneous Sots. pr-ve". Nov 3. at the meeting of the United Menshevik. Time faction. Ros Council. Republic, the Central Executive Committee of the 2nd convocation, Petrograd. Council and members of the Central Committee of the RSDLP (o) said that the need to treat the Bolsheviks, "as well as to the tsarism." 21-23 Nov. Berdichev participated in the discussion of the question of power on Chrezv. Congress representatives of the armies of South-West. Front. He opened the 8th Congress of the Bund (dec.), And in his speech said that the Bund is "resolutely opposed the Bolshevik. Dictatorship."
Then he worked in Belarus, he was tsp. Minsk Executive Committee of the mountains. RSD and the Council before. Minsk Gore. Duma. He was on the editorial board of the Bund body to Northwestern. edge "Wecker" to-ing 3 Nov. 1917 to January 1. 1918 was the center. authority Bund.
Since 1919, a supporter of the Soviet. authorities and social services. Revolution of. In 1920 he joined the RKP (b), and was included in the Center. Bureau of the Communist Party of Belarus. Later on leadership owls. and households. work. 9 February. 1938 he was arrested on charges of belonging to the anti-Soviet. org-tion, Feb 12. He died in prison of a heart attack. Rehabilitated in 1956.