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By Victoria Khiterer

This booklet describes the heritage of Jews in Kiev from the 10th century to the February 1917 Revolution. on the flip of the 20th century, the Kiev Jewish neighborhood was once one of many biggest and wealthiest within the Russian Empire. This e-book illuminates the foremost approaches and occasions in Kievan Jewish heritage, together with the construction of the Jewish neighborhood, the expulsions of Jews from the town, govt persecution and Jewish pogroms, the Beilis Affair, the participation of Jews within the political, fiscal, and cultural lifetime of Kiev, and their contribution to the advance of the city.

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