Friday, November 28, 2014

1862 ODESSA JEWISH EDUCATION SOCIETY FOR MUTUAL AID
 (Jews of Odessa and Southern Ukraine)

GAOO Archives (Odessa)
  Fond 2, op. 1, d. 625


August 29, 1862

A petition by Jewish clerks of Odessa to the governor proposed a way to alleviate suffering due to illness or lack of training by the creation of a mutual aid society.  The purpose of the society was to:
       --issue to its members, as a loan or permanently, cash benefits
       --issue to its members medical and other benefits during illness

Each member (Jewish salesmen from Odessa), upon joining, was to pay an annual sum of 3 Rubles silver plus a minimum of 25 Kopecks silver monthly.

The petition was signed by:
S. Berg---Guliye Blanchard store
A. Mochan—Solomon Mangubi store
O. Veynberg/Weinberg—Barmasa store
G. Kenigsberg, S. Feldshteyn—Villentsa store
I. Kharmats—Barzhansky store
G. Ionat—from the Ya. Veynberg office
A. Rudich—I. Gessen office
L. Langfeld—B. Mangubi store