History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Volume 1 [of 3] From the Beginning until the Death of Alexander I (1825)

Simon DUBNOW (1860 - 1941), translated by Israel FRIEDLAENDER (1876 - 1920)

Simon Dubnow was born in 1860 to a poor Jewish family in Belarussian town of Mstsislaw and later became authority of Jewish history and an activist. Due to his Jewish origin, he had to move to St.Petersburg, Odessa, Vilna(Lithuania), St.Petersburg(2nd time), Kaunas(Lithuania), Berlin and finally Riga(Latvia) after Hitler came to power. When Nazi troops occupied Latvia 1941, he was moved with thousands of other Jews to Riga ghetto and was eventually killed. His life is a symbol of Jewish suffering in Eastern Europe in the first half of 20 century. This book is one of the most extensive and thorough study of the glory and suffering of the Jews in Russia and Poland for 2000 years. - Summary by S. S. Kim

Genre(s): History

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Chapter 1 The Jewish Diaspora in Eastern Europe, Part 1, 1. The Jewish Settlements on the Shores of the Black Sea S S Kim
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Play 02 Chapter 1 The Jewish Diaspora in Eastern Europe, Part 2, 2. The Kingdom of Kazhars, 3. The Jews in Early Russian S S Kim
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Play 03 Chapter 2 The Jewish Colonies in Poland and Lithuania, Part 1, 1. The Immigration from Western... 2. The Charter of Prince Boleslav... 3. Rise of Polish Jewry S S Kim
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Play 04 Chapter 2 The Jewish Colonies in Poland and Lithuania, Part 2, 4. Polish Jewry During .... 5. The Jews of Lithuania..... 6. The conflict between S S Kim
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Play 05 Chapter 3 The Autonomous Center in Poland at its Zenith(1501-1648), Part 1, 1. Social and Economic..... 2. The Liberal Régime S S Kim
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Play 06 Chapter 3 The Autonomous Center in Poland at its Zenith(1501-1648), Part 2, 3. Liberation and Reaction .... 4. Shlakhta and Royalty S S Kim
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Play 07 Chapter 4 The Inner Life of Polish Jewry at its Zenith, Part 1, 1. Kahal Autonomy ..... 2. The Instruction of the Young S S Kim
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Play 08 Chapter 4 The Inner Life of Polish Jewry at its Zenith, Part 2, 3. The High-Water Mark of Rabbinic Learning, S S Kim
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Play 09 Chapter 5 The Autonomous Center in Poland During its Decline(1648-1772), Part 1, 1 Economic and National Antagonism, 2. The Pogroms and Massacres. S S Kim
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Play 10 Chapter 5 The Autonomous Center in Poland During its Decline(1648-1772), Part 2, 3. The Russian and Swedish...... 4. The Restoration... 5. Social and Political. S S Kim
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Play 11 Chapter 5 The Autonomous Center in Poland During its Decline(1648-1772), Part 3, 6. A Frenzy of Blood..... 7. The Massacre of Uman. S S Kim
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Play 12 Chapter 6 The Inner Life of Polish Jewry During the Period of Decline, Part 1, Jewish Self-Government, 2. Rabbinical and Mystical S S Kim
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Play 13 Chapter 6 The Inner Life of Polish Jewry During the Period of Decline, Part 2, 3. The Sabbatian Movement, 4. The Frankish Sect, S S Kim
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Play 14 Chapter 6 The Inner Life of Polish Jewry During the Period of Decline, Part 3, 5. The Rise of Hasidism..... 6. The Hasidic Propaganda.... 7. Rabbinism, Hasidism S S Kim
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Play 15 Chapter 7. The Russian Quarantine Against the Jews S S Kim
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Play 16 Chapter 8 Polish Jewry During the Period of the Partitions, Part 1, 1. The Jews of Poland after the First Partition S S Kim
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Play 17 Chapter 8 Polish Jewry During the Period of the Partitions, Part 2, 2. The Period of Quadrennial Diet S S Kim
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Play 18 Chapter 8 Polish Jewry During the Period of the Partitions, Part 3, 3. The Last Two Partitions and Berek Yoselovich, 4. The Duchy of Warsaw S S Kim
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Play 19 Chapter 9 The Beginnings of the Russian Régime, Part 1, 1. The Jewish Policy of Catherine II S S Kim
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Play 20 Chapter 9 The Beginnings of Russian Régime, Part 2, 2. Jewish Legislative Schemes .... 3. Dyerzhvin's Opinion S S Kim
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Play 21 Chapter 10 The "Enlightened Absolutism" of Alexander I, Part 1, 1. The Committee for Amelioration.... 2. The Jewish Constitution S S Kim
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Play 22 Chapter 10 The "Enlightened Absolutism" of Alexander I, Part 2, 3.The Projected Expulsion from the Villages S S Kim
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Play 23 Chapter 10 The "Enlightened Absolutism" of Alexander I, Part 3. 4. The Patriotic Attitude..... 5. Economic and Agricultural S S Kim
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Play 24 Chapter 11 The Inner Life of Russian Jewry During The Period of "Enlightened Absolutism", Part 1, 1. Kahal Autonomy.... 2. The Hasidic Schism. S S Kim
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Play 25 Chapter 11 The Inner Life of Russian Jewry During the Period of "Enlightened Absolutism", Part 2, 3. Rabbinism, Hasidizm S S Kim
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Play 26 Chapter 12 The Last Years of Alexander I, Part 1, 1. The Deputation of the Jewish.... 2. Christianing Endeavers S S Kim
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Play 27 Chapter 12 The Last Years of Alexander I, Part 2, 3. Judaizing Sects.... 4. Recrudence of Anti-Jewish.... 5. The Russian Revolutionaries S S Kim
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