Friday, August 7, 2015

PODOLIA: JEWISH RIGHT TO PUBLIC WORSHIP

“Jewish Struggle for the Right to Public Worship in Podolia”
The article is written (in Russian) by Anatoly Chayesh and can be found at: http://berkovich-zametki.com/AStarina/Nomer18/Haesh1.htm (http://tinyurl.com/cm9jaod).

 It is based on documents from the Russian State Historical Archive, fond 821, Dept. of Religious Affairs of Foreign Faiths (then, DDDII).
The article discusses the various restrictions regulating religious life as related to synagogues, schools, prayer houses, etc. Some of the Jewish names mentioned in the article are as follows:
GOLOGORSKY Hershko
HAZON Abruma
GALPERIN/HALPERIN Simkhu
RABINOWITZ, Aizikovich Boruch , VAYNBOYM, Yankel Shmuilovich (both 2nd Guild merchants fr. Kamenetz-Podolsk)
GOLTSELMAN Chaim
SHPAK Srul
GLIZER Ios
TUTIS Shmul
GOTESMAN, Aba, BERNSHTEYN, Abrashko, RUBINSHTEYN Volko—all from Kamenetz-Podolsk
COOPERMAN Shlioma
MIKSHER Ber
VAYNTURT, Itska
MUCHNIK
KLIGER,
AVERBUKH,
SHKOLNIK Ber
NUDELMAN,
KATZ, ZUDLER—attorneys for the Dunayevtsy Jewish Society
STERNBERG
GREENBERG Shmul
GROSSMAN
Please read the article for additional information.