Pogroms

July 1941 Pogroms in Poland
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July 1941 Pogroms in Poland

TREATY WITH POLAND SIGNED AT VERSAILLES IN 1919 “Take the July 1941 rampage in the eastern town of Jedwabne, where Poles unprompted but against the backdrop of Nazi occupation, slaughtered hundreds of their Jewish neighbors. Jan Cross, the Polish-born US historian who documented this crime in his book Neighbours, published in 2001, came under attack […]

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1921 Evreiskie Pogromy (“Jewish Massacre”) 1918-1921 in Ukraine
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1921 Evreiskie Pogromy (“Jewish Massacre”) 1918-1921 in Ukraine

This photographic album highlights the horrific wave of ferocious pogroms afflicted upon Jewish communities in the Ukraine from 1918-1921. The publication was issued by Z.S. Ostrovsky on behalf of the Jewish Committee for Aid to Victims of Pogrom. Source: Daniel Kestenbaum & Co.

March 17, 1882 Pogroms in Russia
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March 17, 1882 Pogroms in Russia

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word “Pogrom” was first used in the Times of London on 17 March 1882 (“ That the ‘Pogromen must be stopped…”), The Yiddish plural ending betrays the route that the word took into English. In the former Soviet Union, the word “pogrom” was applied to violence carried out […]

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May 3, 1882 Pogroms and The May Laws
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May 3, 1882 Pogroms and The May Laws

May 3, 1882 Pogroms and The May Laws The May Laws proposed by Count Ignatiev and sanctioned by the Czar were called the May Laws because they were issued in the month of May. These laws curtailed Jewish residences in villages and started quotas in univer­sities so that students were forced to travel abroad for […]

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August 3rd, 1890 Programs In Russia and US House of Representation
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August 3rd, 1890 Programs In Russia and US House of Representation

August 3rd, 1890 Programs In Russia and US House of Representation Session: 51st Congress 1st US House of Representatives, Report No.2961 Jews In Russia August 13, 1890- Referred to the house calendar and ordered to be printed. Mr. HITT, from the Committee of Foreign Affairs, submitted the following: “The Committee on Foreign Affairs, submitted the […]

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1903 Kishineff Pogrom in Russia
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1903 Kishineff Pogrom in Russia

Source: www.houdinifile.com

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April 6-7 1903 Kishineff Pogram
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April 6-7 1903 Kishineff Pogram

April 6-7 1903 Kishineff Pogram “The Kishinev progrom was an anti-Jewish riot that took place in Kishinev, which was back then part of the Bessarabia province of Imperial Russia (currently Chisinau is the capital of independent Moldova). It started on April 6 and lasted until April 7, 1903. The riot started after a Christian Russian […]

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September 1903 Kishineff Pogram
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September 1903 Kishineff Pogram

Houdini visited Kishinev after the massacre,  ‘horrified.’  Nothing like it, he declared, could happen in any country but Russia.  In a column for the Dramatic Mirror two years later, he offered fellow entertainers bitter advice on managing to perform in Moscow despite the ban on Jews: ‘This is easily overcome by simply denying your religion […]

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April 6-7 1903 Kishineff Pogram
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April 6-7 1903 Kishineff Pogram

April 6-7 1903 Kishineff Pogram “Houdini’s appearance in Moscow coincided with a notorious pogrom.  After many violent outburst of anti-Semitism in Russia since the late nineteenth century,  April 1903 brought a massacre of the Jewish community in Kishinev, a city of about 150,000.  Jews there were accused of murdering a Christian boy and using his […]

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April 1903, Kishineff Pogrom
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April 1903, Kishineff Pogrom

April 1903, Kishineff Pogrom “In April 1903 an Easter pogrom took place in Moldova’s capital, Kishinev.  Forty-nine Jews were murdered, hundreds brutally injured.  World Jewry was in turmoil.” Source: My Promised Land

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