Was born to a Hasidic family.
Educated as Rabbi. As part of the Gur hasidics. In his
20's worked in the forests, marking trees for uprooting.
Was in love with nature. Later, arrived to Lodz and was
matchmade with Faiga Winer. A wise combination of capital
In the 1920's, he founded
an enterprise together with Samuel Hohenberg, his son-in-law,
who was married to his first born daughter, Mania. They
have founded a textile factory under the name Lewi and
Their children: Mania, Unknown
daughter, David, Lola, Pinie, Unknown son, Wolf (Wowo),
"Grand father, Benjamin,
loved my mother, Pola. When she was a little girl, he
would cook hard boiled egg, and put it in Pola's bed when
she was asleep. She would wake up and find the egg in
her bed and he would explain that she had just laid the
"His love for my mother was expressed by her being
the only child who had received broad secular education,
including a doctorate from the Jagiellonian University
in Krakow." -L.K.
Information given by his
grandson, Leon Kowner