Martin Sugarman in his article, Against Fascim-Jews Who Served in The
International Brigade in the Spanish Civil War, discusses the role that
Jews from various countries played in the conflict. He offers extremely
extensive lists of Jews who participated (some of the brigades had individuals
from various countries):
The British Brigade
The Jaroslav Dombrowski Brigade
Abraham Lincoln/Washington Brigade: The
listed separately—Doctors, Nurses, Dentists,
The Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion—Canada
The Latvian Volunteers
George Dimitrov (from Yugoslavia,
Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, and other---mostly Sephardim)
*RSDRP: Russian Social Democratic
Labor Party—“A revolutionary socialist political party formed in 1898 in Minsk
to unite various revolutionary organisations of the Russian empire into one
Inventory/Opis 1, vol. 1, Case/Delo 89, 197
sheets: Case against inhabitants of Rozheva Radmyslsky dist. of Kiev Province. Wechsler IE, Duvidova O., et al. for
resisting officials of the excise dept., 1898-1899.
Inv. 1, vol.1. Case 376, 44 sheets: Case
against a citizen of Gorshike Ovruchsky County, Volhynia. Rogalya FG for speaking against the czar. 1905
Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1222, Case against a
teacher inBerdichev vocational
school, Fuchs RI, who possessed
illegal literature (leaflets, newspaper of the RSDRP*, etc.). 1907-1912.
Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1229: Case against
bourgeois (merchant?), Kofman GL, living
in Kiev, & in possession of illegal pamphlets & leaflets of the RSDRP.
Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1230: Inquiry into
charges against Kofman GL for
possessing illegal pamphlets & leaflets. 1907.
Inv. 1, Vol. 2, Case 1235: Case against Meerovskaya LN detained in Kiev for
keeping proclamations of the Kiev Committee of the RSDLP. 1907-1908.
Inv. 1, vol. 2. Case 1245: Case against Reichman SA detained in Shpola
Zvenigorod district, Kiev province, for drafting appeals for the RSDLP. Also,
possessed an illegal booklet, “Protocols of the Unification Party Congress”,
held in Stockholm in 1906”. 1907-1908.
Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1394: Case against
tailor, Roytenberg IU, for
distributing illegal leaflets to recruits in Radomysl, Kiev province. 1907
Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1405: Case against Feinstein IM for the comilation &
dissemination of leaflets, “Comrade Workers” & “Comrade Recruits” in
Starokonstantinov Ostropol, Krasilov & Kulchin, Zhitomir district of Volyn
Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1469: Case against a
former student of the Kiev 4th Gymnasium, Rosenthal SD, residing in Kiev, for keeping brochures of LN Tolstoy’s
“Soldier’s Memo” & other illegal literature. 1907-1908.
Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1509: Case against Palshau MV, Lidenbaum YM, et al. Lutsk
prison inmates in a speech against the internal prison regulations, an attack
on prison officials & guards, & a clash with soldiers sent to suppress
the prisoners’ speech. 1907-1910.
Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1595: Case against a
student in the 2-class urban Kremenetz schools, Volhynia. Feldman AZ for keeping literature of the petty bourgeois parties
and the Socialist-Revolutionaries “anarchists” communists. 1907.
Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1637: Case against
laborer, Ginsberg LM, residing in
Volochysk, Starokonstantinovsky County, Volhynia, for keeping appeals of the
Highland Caucasian group (??) of petty-bourgeois Socialist-Revolutionary Party.
Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1685: Case against Shapiro GG, for distributing leaflets
for the Jewish bourgeois-nationalist party, the “Bund”, in Mogilev. 1907-1908.
Inv. 3, Case 13: The verdict of the Kiev
Court of Justice: to 20 years Aronov
Orlikov, Elia Berk, Mendel Morduhov, Hamaevich, Shlelya Faykelev (Fayvelev),
et al., Polesie/Polesia, for belonging to the RSDLP organization. 1915 from
Inv. 5, Case 7, 11 sheets: The case for the
recovery of Kiev court costs from the firm, “Vaintrob MA & Son” in favor of the courts. 8/9-8/11/1918
to Phyllis Kramer for finding a great resource, the “Gazeta Lowowska", in the
Jagiellian Digital Library.
the 1898, “Gazeta Lwowska” (vol. 2) the following names were found in the
notices section. The notices themselves had 1897 dates, along with locations, at the end. These locations are what I have included here. The multiple names are grouped as they appear in a notice.