Pogroms


Pogroms
   The term applied to organized, state-sanctioned acts of violent anti-Semitism in 19th-century eastern Europe and Russia that contributed to the evolution of modern political Zionism and Jewish immigration (see ALIYA) to Palestine.

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  • POGROMS — Pogrom is a Russian word designating an attack, accompanied by destruction, looting of property, murder, and rape, perpetrated by one section of the population against another. In modern Russian history pogroms have been perpetrated against other …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Pogroms — Pogrom Antisémitisme Fondamentaux Définitions : Antijudaïsme · Antisémitisme · Judéophobie Allégations : « Peuple déicide, perfide et usurier, profanateurs  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pogroms —    Organized anti Semitic violence, known as pogroms, became a fact of Russian political life beginning in the early 1880s. Russia had in the last decades of the Romanov dynasty the largest Jewish population in Europe. But Russian chauvinists saw …   Historical dictionary of Russian and Soviet Intelligence

  • pogroms — po·grom || pÉ™ grÉ‘m / pÉ’grÉ™m n. massacre, slaughter, act of organized destruction and violence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Pogroms in Ukraine — It is estimated that one third of Europe s Jews lived in Ukraine. During the past 500 years numerous atrocities against the Jewish population have occurred at specific times of turmoil.During the period of the Cossack revolution Before 1917… …   Wikipedia

  • Pogroms de Kichinev — Herman S. Shapiro. Kishinever shekhita, elegie (Élégie du massacre de Kichinev. New York: Asna Goldberg, 1904). Collection Irene Heskes. L illustration au centre de cette élégie dépeint le massacre de Kichinev de 1903. Les pogroms de Kichinev… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pogroms in Poland —    Allegations of the medieval “blood libel” led to violence against the Jewish community of Kielce in Poland on 4 July 1946. The pogrom was instigated by the police and resulted in 42 Polish Jews being murdered and 40 being injured out of some… …   Historical dictionary of the Holocaust

  • the Kishinev pogroms — pogroms against the Jews of Kishinev in the years 1903 and 1905 …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Anti-Jewish pogroms in the Russian Empire — Anti Jewish pogroms in the Russian Empire, in particular, these of the late 19th century gave rise to the internanional loanword pogrom as a reference to large scale, targeted, and repeated antisemitic rioting. The term saw its first use in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Kiev Pogroms (1919) — The Kiev pogroms of 1919 refers to a series of Jewish pogroms in various places around Kiev carried out by Cossacks and the White Armies.Benjamin Frankel, A Restless Mind: Essays in Honor of Amos Perlmutter . Published by Routledge, pg. 272 [http …   Wikipedia


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