History of Jews in Poland
The history of the Jews in Poland dates back over 800 years. For centuries, Poland was home to the largest and most significant Jewish community in the world. Poland was the centre of Jewish culture t...
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Jews in the Middle Ages
The history of Jews in the Middle Ages spans the timeframe of approximately 500 CE to 1750 CE. This article covers the medieval history of Jews in the Christian-dominated Western European region. See ...
History of Jews in Poland before the 18th century
The History of Jews in Poland before the 18th century covers the period of Jewish-Polish history from its origins, roughly until the political and socio-economic circumstances leading to the dismember...
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History of Poland (966-1385)
The history of Poland during the Piast dynasty is the first major stage in the history of Poland. The Piast period lasted from the 10th through the 14th century, when Poland was established as a state...
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History of Poland (1385-1569)
History of Poland during the Jagiellonian dynasty is the period in the history of Poland that spans the late Middle Ages and early Modern Era. Beginning with the Lithuanian Grand Duke Jogaila (Władys...
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History of Poland (1572-1795)
The early modern era of Polish history follows the late Middle Ages. Historians use the term early modern to refer to the period beginning in approximately 1500 AD and lasting until around 1800.The Ni...
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Jewish Polish history during the 18th century
Jewish Polish history during the 18th century:
With the accession to the throne of the Saxon dynasty the Jews completely lost the support of the government. Although Augustus II the Strong (1697–1...
Warsaw Confederation (1573)
The Warsaw Confederation (January 28, 1573), an important development in the history of Poland and Lithuania that extended religious tolerance to nobility and free persons within the Polish-Lithuanian...
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Hasidim
Hasidim/Chasidim (Hebrew: חסידים‎) is the plural of Hasid (חסיד), meaning "pious". The honorific "Hasid" was frequently used as a term of exceptional respect in the Talmudic and early medieval p...
History of Poland (1795-1918)
In 1795, the Third and the last of three partitions of Poland ended the existence of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. Nevertheless, hopes for restoration of Polish independence were kept alive thr...
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History of the Jews in 19th-century Poland
Jewish Polish history during the 19th century:
Official Russian policy would eventually prove to be substantially harsher to the Jews than that under independent Polish rule. The lands that had on...
History of the Jews in Russia and Soviet Union
The vast territories of the Russian Empire at one time hosted the largest population of Jews in the world. Within these territories the Jewish community flourished and developed many of modern Judaism...
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Haskalah
Haskalah (Hebrew: השכלה‎; "enlightenment" or "education" from sekhel "intellect", "mind"), the Jewish Enlightenment, was a movement among European Jews in the 18th–19th centuries that advocated...
History of Poland (1918-1939)
The History of interwar Poland comprises the period from the re-recreation of the independent Polish state in 1918, until the joint Invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in 1939 at t...
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History of the Jews in 20th-century Poland
Following the re-emergence of sovereign Poland after World War I and during the interwar period the number of Jews in the country grew rapidly. According to Polish national census of 1921, there were ...
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Jewish culture
Jewish culture is the international culture of the Jews. Since the formation of the Jewish nation in biblical times the international community of Jewish people has been considered a tribe or an ethno...
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Polish culture
The culture of Poland is closely connected with its intricate thousand-year history Its unique character developed as a result of its geography at the confluence of various European regions. With orig...
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History of Poland (1939-1945)
The History of Poland (1939–45) encompasses primarily the period from the Invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany to the end of World War II. The outbreak of the war followed the period of intense armament...
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Invasion of Poland (1939)
The Invasion of Poland, also known as the September Campaign, or the 1939 Defensive War (Polish: Kampania wrześniowa or Wojna obronna 1939 roku) in Poland, and alternatively the Poland Campaign (G...
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Polish areas annexed by the Soviet Union
Immediately after the German invasion of Poland in 1939, which marked the beginning of World War II, the Soviet Union invaded the eastern regions of the Second Polish Republic, which Poles referred to...
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The Holocaust in Poland
The Holocaust, also known as Shoah (Hebrew: השואה‎), was a genocide officially sanctioned and executed by the Third Reich during World War II. It took the lives of more than three million Polish...
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Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany
At the beginning of World War II, nearly a quarter of the pre-war Polish areas were annexed by Nazi Germany and placed directly under German civil administration, while the rest of Nazi occupied Polan...
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Jewish ghettos in German-occupied Poland
Jewish ghettos in German-occupied Poland were established during World War II in hundreds of locations across occupied Poland. Most Jewish ghettos had been created by Nazi Germany between October 1939...
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Warsaw Ghetto
The Warsaw Ghetto (German: Warschauer Ghetto, called by the German authorities: „Jüdischer Wohnbezirk in Warschau“ (Jewish residential district in Warsaw); Polish: getto warszawskie) was the...
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Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising (Yiddish: אױפֿשטאַנד אין װאַרשעװער געטאָ; Polish: powstanie w getcie warszawskim; German: Aufstand im Warschauer Ghetto) was the 1943 act of Jewish resistance th...
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Bialystok Ghetto
The Białystok Ghetto (Polish: getto w Białymstoku) was a World War II Jewish ghetto set up by Nazi Germany in the newly formed capital of Bezirk Bialystok district of German-occupied Poland betwee...
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Bialystok Ghetto Uprising
The Białystok Ghetto Uprising was a Jewish insurrection in the Białystok Ghetto against the Nazi German occupation authorities during World War II. The uprising was launched on the night of August 16,...
History of Poland (1945-1989)
The history of Poland from 1945 to 1989 spans the period of Soviet communist dominance imposed after the end of World War II over what had become the Polish People's Republic. These years, while featu...
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Anti-Jewish violence in Poland, 1944-1946
Anti-Jewish Violence In Poland, 1944–1946 refers to a series of violent incidents in Poland that immediately followed the end of World War II in Europe and influenced the postwar history of the Jews a...
History of Poland (1989-present)
In 1989-1991, Poland engaged in a democratic transition which put an end to the People's Republic of Poland and led to a democratic regime, called the Polish Third Republic. After ten years of democra...
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