Village of Russia, in the government of Minsk, having a population (1898) of 4,520, including 2,248 Jews, of whom 256 were artisans and 31 laborers. The Jews maintain three charitable institutions and a Talmud Torah with 45 pupils. During the rebellion of Chmielnicki (1648-49) the Cossacks massacred many Jews of this locality.

  • Regesty i Nadpisi, i. 421.
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