Monday, May 27, 2013

POGROMS--1919--KHARKOV JEWISH COMMUNITY TESTIMONIES: VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE (#1)

The information posted here is based on a series articles detailed in a Russian language magazine, "Scepsis--a magazine of science and social criticism".

Number 53: Testimonies from representatives of the Kharkov Jewish community regarding violence by the Armed Forces of South Russia (VSYUR), June-July, 1919 in Kharkov and the Kharkov region.

Testimonies were given by the following individuals--information is based on documentation from GARF. F.R-1339. Op.1.D. 445. L. 47-54 vol. A (http://scepsis.net/library/print/id_1865.html):
KOCHEVRIN Isaac

LEVENTHAL Leyba Ber-Hain

BYKHOVSKY Meer Mikhelev (merchant, 42)

WEISBERG Shimon Leibowitz (bakery, 42)

GORDIN Leyvikov Burke (shoemaker, 42)

JURA Rosalia Iosifovna (23)

KOGAN Jacob Shmuilovich (39)--was in the Commercial Hotel

JOFFE Sofia Veniaminovna (23)

CHAIKIN Mendel Hononov (48)

VAYNSHENKER Yankev (20)

FINKELSTEIN Abram L. (25)

LEIBENZON Gersh Davidovich (43)

IOGMAN Szmul-Nisovo Leibowitz (40)--grocer

CHERNIN Benjamin Hohim (61) --baker

SHLINDMAN Mendel Gamshinovich (44) manufacturer

ETINGEN Wolfe Khatskelevich (34) merchant

DUKAREVICH Dora Isaakovna (27) dentist

WEINMAN Abram (4) merchant

BRISKIN Isaac and Reuben Abramovich

DAVID, RB (23) "disinfector"--from village of Rye Elonovke

WINER/Wiener JA-- trader (brother Hillel Viner/Wiener)

CRAMER VA

PRIVIS LH employee

KRUPNIKOV Moses Davidovich

RABINOVICH TS. L. --manufacturer of boxes

SCHIFFMAN McCormack (49) homeowner & contractor in Kharkov--home in Zhdanov

STEINBERG SV--dental technician

GENIN ZL (55)

ZAL MV --shopkeeper (lived in Pavlograd)

TREGER Elman tailor

KORABELNIKOV SL

LEVANTOVICH LS

SIRKIN--shopkeeper

PEKEMPENER AM--shopkeeper

MASS IA (27)--shopkeeper

GOTTLIEB Isaac (44)--shopkeeper

MIRKIN G. (20)--student

CHICKIE--student technology

BIRGER Haim (sons: Samuel Shlioma) --merchants, factory owners

STOKLISHSKY Morduch Movshevich--merchant

BURSTEIN IJ-- (46) bakery owner

SOLOMON Sh. L.