Pale of Settlement love

Pale of Settlement

Definitions

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  • proper noun A particular region of Russia from 1791 to 1917, designated for Jews.

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Examples

  • Among dozens of newly released documents on display at the State History Museum is a letter written by Lenin's eldest sister, Anna Ulyanova, saying that their maternal grandfather was a Ukrainian Jew who converted to Christianity to escape the Pale of Settlement and gain access to higher education.

    Moscow museum puts Lenin's Jewish roots on display

  • Among dozens of newly released documents on display at the State History Museum is a letter written by Lenin's eldest sister, Anna Ulyanova, saying that their maternal grandfather was a Ukrainian Jew who converted to Christianity to escape the Pale of Settlement and gain access to higher education.

    Moscow museum puts Lenin's Jewish roots on display

  • The Bund had its roots in organizing work conducted in the Pale of Settlement in the late 1880s and early 1890s.

    Bund.

  • After Russian pogroms drove Jews out of the Pale of Settlement in the late 19th century, Jewish women became the raw material of the white-slave traffic, supplying Argentina as well as Western Europe.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • After Russian pogroms drove Jews out of the Pale of Settlement in the late 19th century, Jewish women became the raw material of the white-slave traffic, supplying Argentina as well as Western Europe.

    Jihadis and whores

  • Though I'd never heard these stories, I felt I'd heard stories just like them all my life, and read them in books of fairy tales from Russia and Germany -- the twin borders of the Pale of Settlement, where these stories were brewed.

    Alex Remington: Radiant Days, Haunted Nights: Yiddish Folktales Are Like the Brothers Grimm With Rabbis

  • My family fled the Pale of Settlement in 1890 and made it first to Hamburg and thenhere.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » A very Gura Christmas

  • Last spring, I read Margot Singer's extraordinary short story collection, The Pale of Settlement, and I've been eager to share my full review with you, hopefully encouraging more readers to discover the book.

    Review of Margot Singer's Story Collection on Kenyon Review Online

  • I was surprised to learn that Chagall came from Vitebsk, a town in the Pale of Settlement where Jews were confined in White Russia, not far from Mogilev, the town my father came from.

    Climbing the Mountain

  • A more favorable soil for cultural endeavors was found in the extreme south of the Pale of Settlement as well as in its northern section: Odessa, the youthful capital of New Russia, and Vilna, the old capital of Lithuania, both became centers of the Haskalah movement.

    History of the Jews in Russia and Poland. Volume II From the death of Alexander I. until the death of Alexander III. (1825-1894)

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