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Vasili Rosenthal,

Krementchug, Russia.

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BEILIN, ISAAC WULFOVICH – Russian teacher and physician; born in the first quarter of the nineteenth century; died at Wilna March 9, 1897. He was graduated from the Rabbinical School of Wilna, and subsequently held the position of senior teacher there...
BERTENSOHN, BERNARD – Russian teacher and translator; born at Odessa at the end of the eighteenth century; died there 1859. He received a careful education in the school of Basilius Stern, and for many years was a teacher of languages in Odessa....
BERTENSOHN, LEV BERNARDOVICH – Russian physician; born at Odessa Aug. 10, 1850; son of Bernard and nephew of Joseph Bertensohn. He graduated in 1867 from the Larin Gymnasium, St. Petersburg, and in 1872 from the St. Petersburg Medical Academy. He was assigned...
BRUTZKUS, JUDAH LOEB BEN DAVID – Russian writer; born 1870 at Polangen, in the government of Courland; studied at the gymnasium and University of Moscow, from which city his family was expelled in 1892. He received his diploma as physician in 1894. Brutzkus...
ESTHONIA – Government of Russia; one of the three Baltic Provinces. It has a total population (1897) of 404,709, of whom 1,468 are Jews. Not until the last quarter of the nineteenth century did Jewish artisans, and others specially...
FELDMAN, WILHELM – Polish author; born at Warsaw 1868. Since 1886 he has published the following works, in which he advocates theassimilation of the Jews with the people among whom they dwell: "Assimilatarzy, Sjonisci i Polaci"; "O Zargonie...
GRODNO – Russian city; capital of the government of the same name; formerly one of the chief cities of Lithuania and, later, of Poland. It had a Jewish community about the middle of the fourteenth century, for in the "Privilege" granted...
HERTZBERG, JOSEPH – Russian author; born in Moghilef, on the Dniester, at the beginning of the nineteenth century; died there 1870. He received a sound education, and mastered the German, French, and English, besides the Russian, languages. He...
KHOLM (CHELM) – Russian district town in the government of Lublin. Its Jews are mentioned in various documents of 1550 to 1569. In the latter year the delegate from Kholm to the Diet of Lublin complained of the growing power of the Jews and...
PODOLIA – Government in southwestern Russia, on the Austrian frontier (Galicia). It is a center of many important events in the history of the Russian Jews. Polish and Russian documents of 1550 mention Jewish communities in Podolia, but...
RUSSIA – History: [Much of the history of the Jews of Russia having already appeared under the headings Alexander, Armenia, Caucasus, Cossacks, etc., the present article has been framed so as to include only those facts which are...
RUSSIA – History: [Much of the history of the Jews of Russia having already appeared under the headings Alexander, Armenia, Caucasus, Cossacks, etc., the present article has been framed so as to include only those facts which are...
VERBLOVSKI, GREGORI LEONTYEVICH – Russian jurist; born in the first quarter of the nineteenth century; died at Moscow 1900. He studied law at the University of St. Petersburg, from which he graduated in 1866. Verblovski was one of the first secretaries of the...