Son of Zissel and Leib. Born in 1889 in Brzezco, Galicia, Poland, he went to Germany to study Slavic, German, English and Hebrew languages, and during World War I served as a paramedic in the Austrian army, after which he moved with his wife and children to Cologne, Germany Where he worked in commerce and immigrated to Eretz Israel with his family in 1925. He worked in the agriculture industry he established, was active in public life, and among other things he went on a mission to the United States for the purpose of collecting money. When the service became public, he moved with the ambulance to Haifa and afterwards In 1934, a Jewish company purchased the Carmel Forest, an important link in the chain of land purchased by Jews at that time, and the transportation between the Carmel Forests and Haifa was subject to harassment by Arab gangs that attacked vehicles and damaged their passengers. On August 14, 1936, at the beginning of the 1936 riots, Haim was sent by the Haganah to lead a group of notrims and workers from Haifa to the “forests of the Carmel”. On their way back to Haifa they were attacked by an Arab gang from a castle with a shower of ambushes. Four fell, Chaim was among them. He was laid to rest in the Haganah section of the Haifa cemetery. He left a wife, four daughters and two sons.