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From the Russian Annexation of Pinsk until Tsar Alexander III and the Bilu Movement (1793–1880)

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1506 to 1880

Published in print:
2007
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June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741590
eISBN:
9780804783088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741590.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter traces the history of the growth and development of the Jewish community in Pinsk from 1793–1880. Topics discussed include Rabbi Avigdor's battle with the Hasidim of Pinsk and Lithuania; ... More


The Jews of Pinsk, 1506 to 1880

Mordechai Nadav

Mark Mirsky and Moshe Rosman (eds)

Published in print:
2007
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June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741590
eISBN:
9780804783088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741590.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This is the first part of a major scholarly project about a small city in Eastern Europe where Jews were the majority of the population from the end of the eighteenth century. Pinsk boasted both ... More


Azriel Shohet, The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941, ed. Mark Jay Mirsky and Moshe Rosman; trans. Faigie Tropper and Moshe Rosman. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013. xxxiv + 754 pp.

Anat Helman

in Jews and Their Foodways

Published in print:
2016
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January 2016
ISBN:
9780190265427
eISBN:
9780190461935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190265427.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter critiques the work of Azriel Shohet, The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941, a detailed account of the different religious, political, and cultural movements in Pinsk in the interwar period, as ... More


The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941

Azriel Shohet

Mark Jay Mirsky and Moshe Rosman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741583
eISBN:
9780804785020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741583.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This is the most detailed and comprehensive history of a single Jewish community in any language. This second portion of the study focuses on Pinsk's turbulent final sixty years, showing the reality ... More


Introduction

Mordechai Nadav

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1506 to 1880

Published in print:
2007
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June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741590
eISBN:
9780804783088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741590.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose: to elucidate the path of historical evolution of the Pinsk Jewish community from its establishment (sometime shortly before 1506) through ... More


From the Founding of the Community Until the Union of Lublin (1506–1569)

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1506 to 1880

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2007
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June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741590
eISBN:
9780804783088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741590.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter traces the history of the growth and development of the Jewish community in Pinsk from 1506–1569. Topics discussed include the basic privilege of Pinsk Jewry; the Jewish Quarter and the ... More


From the Union of Lublin Until the 1648–1649 Chmielnicki Persecutions (1569–1648)

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1506 to 1880

Published in print:
2007
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June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741590
eISBN:
9780804783088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741590.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter traces the history of the growth and development of the Jewish community in Pinsk from 1569–1648. Topics discussed include population growth; general privileges; economic life; and the ... More


From the Chmielnicki Persecutions of 1648–1649 Until the Peace of Andruszow

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1506 to 1880

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741590
eISBN:
9780804783088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741590.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter traces the history of the growth and development of the Jewish community in Pinsk from the Chmielnicki persecutions of 1648–1649 until the Peace of Andruszow. Topics discussed include ... More


From the Peace of Andruszow Until the Conquest of Pinsk by the Swedes (1667–1706)

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1506 to 1880

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741590
eISBN:
9780804783088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741590.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter traces the history of the growth and development of the Jewish community in Pinsk from 1667–1706. Topics discussed include demographic growth and geographic expansion; moneylending; ... More


From the Conquest of Pinsk by the Swedes Until the Second Partition of Poland (1706–1793)

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1506 to 1880

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741590
eISBN:
9780804783088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741590.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter traces the history of the growth and development of the Jewish community in Pinsk from 1706–1793. Topics discussed include the Jews of Pinsk at the beginning of the eighteenth century; ... More


Between Two World Wars

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941

Published in print:
2013
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June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741583
eISBN:
9780804785020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741583.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

World War I brought profound changes to the demography of Pinsk, Belarus. Many Jews who had been expelled from the city did not return, the mortality rate increased, and the population decreased as a ... More


The Second World War up to the Nazi Occupation (September 16, 1939–July 4, 1941)

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941

Published in print:
2013
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June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741583
eISBN:
9780804785020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741583.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

World War II began in Poland in the early summer months of 1939. The impact of the conflict on Pinsk and its Jews was profound. Fully aware that Poland was no match for Germany, the Jews had no idea ... More


Afterword: Pinsk in Wartime and from 1945 to the Present

Zvi Gitelman

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941

Published in print:
2013
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June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741583
eISBN:
9780804785020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741583.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

On August 23, 1939, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany signed a pact allowing the former to occupy eastern Poland. Sixteen days after the Germans attacked Poland from the west, the Red Army took over ... More


Pinsk (1881–1914)

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941

Published in print:
2013
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June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741583
eISBN:
9780804785020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741583.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In 1881–1914, Pinsk was a relatively small city in Belarus. Nevertheless, it earned a place of honor on the Jewish map owing to the intensity of its communal life, the development of civic ... More


Political Trends (Up to 1906)

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941

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2013
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June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741583
eISBN:
9780804785020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741583.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines political trends in Pinsk, Belarus, up to 1906, beginning with the Russian Jewry's communal activism prompted by the 1881 pogroms known as sufot banegev. It also looks at the ... More


The Hebrew Language Movement in Pinsk

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941

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2013
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June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741583
eISBN:
9780804785020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741583.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter traces the emergence of a Hebrew language movement in Pinsk, Belarus. It first looks at the efforts of Eliezer Ben-Yehuda to resurrect spoken Hebrew in the Palestine during the early ... More


Education and Culture (1881–1914)

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941

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2013
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June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741583
eISBN:
9780804785020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741583.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Pinsk, situated on the border between Lithuania and western and southwestern Russia, witnessed the spread of the Hebrew Haskalah with the development of commerce in the city. The rabbis of Pinsk and ... More


Changes in Lifestyle and Culture (1881–1914)

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941

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2013
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June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741583
eISBN:
9780804785020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741583.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Between 1881 and 1914, profound changes in lifestyle and in intellectual and cultural life took place in Pinsk, Belarus. These changes, attributed to the growth of commerce as well as the Haskalah or ... More


Institutions, Societies, and Associations for Social Welfare (1881–1914)

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941

Published in print:
2013
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June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741583
eISBN:
9780804785020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741583.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter focuses on social welfare institutions, societies, and associations that were established in Pinsk, Belarus during the period 1881–1914. In 1844, the kehillah (autonomous Jewish ... More


Suppression and Reaction (1906–1914)

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941

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2013
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June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741583
eISBN:
9780804785020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741583.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Tensions arose in Pinsk, Belarus beginning in the latter part of 1905. On December 22, the governor imposed “the strictest level of control” allowing Cossacks and policemen to conduct searches and ... More


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