History of the Jews in Estonia
The history of the Jews in Estonia starts with individual reports of Jews in what is now Estonia from as early as the 14th century. However, the process of permanent Jewish settlement in Estonia began...
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''Even A Brick Wants To Be Something'' - Louis Kahn
In 1904, at the age of three, Kahn suffered severe burns to his face and hands marking him for life. Who would have ever thought then that his preferred drawing material would have been charcoal with ...
Louis Kahn
En este video se proyectan imágenes que pertenecen al documental My Architect de Nathaniel Kahn, hijo de Louis Kahn.
Estonia in World War II
The ground for the fate of Estonia in World War II was laid by the German-Soviet Nonaggression Pact, particularly its Secret Additional Protocol of August 1939.The Republic of Estonia declared neutral...
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Holocaust in Estonia
The Holocaust in Estonia refers to the Nazi crimes during the occupation of Estonia by Nazi Germany. Prior to the war, there were approximately 4,300 Estonian Jews. After the Soviet 1940 occupation ab...
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Estonian SSR
The Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic (Estonian: Eesti Nõukogude Sotsialistlik Vabariik, abbreviated as Eesti NSV or ENSV; Russian: Эстонская Советская Социалистическая Республика, E...
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Benno Schotz
Benno Schotz (28 August 1891 Arensburg – 11 October 1984 Glasgow) was a Scottish artist.
Schotz was the youngest of six children of Jewish parents, Jacob Schotz, a watchmaker, and Cherna Tischa Ab...
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''Even A Brick Wants To Be Something'' - Louis Kahn
In 1904, at the age of three, Kahn suffered severe burns to his face and hands marking him for life. Who would have ever thought then that his preferred drawing material would have been charcoal with ...
Soviet deportations from Estonia
As the Soviet Union had occupied Estonia in 1940 and retaken it from Nazi Germany again in 1944, tens of thousands of Estonia's citizens underwent deportation in the 1940s. Deportations were predomina...
Soviet deportations from Estonia - Wikipedia
Samuel H. Shapiro
Samuel Harvey Shapiro (born Israel Shapiro) (April 25, 1907 – March 16, 1987) was the 34th Governor of Illinois, serving from 1968 to 1969. He was a member of the Democratic Party.Born in 1907 i...
Aleksei Lotman
Aleksei Lotman (also known as Alex Lotman and Aleks Lotman; born 6 May 1960 in Leningrad) is an Estonian biologist, environmentalist and politician.From 2010 to 2011 Lotman served as the leader of pol...
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Narva Offensive (15-28 February 1944)
This is a sub-article to Battle of Narva (1944). The Narva Offensive (15–28 February 1944) was a campaign fought between the German army detachment "Narwa" and the Soviet Leningrad Front for the strat...
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Narva Offensive (1-4 March 1944)
The Narva Offensive (1–4 March 1944) (Estonian: Putki lahing) was an operation conducted by the Soviet Leningrad Front. It was aimed at the conquest of the Narva Isthmus from the German army detachme...
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Narva Offensive (18-24 March 1944)
This is a sub-article to Battle of Narva. The Narva Offensive (18–24 March 1944) was a campaign fought between the German XXXXIII Army Corps and the Soviet 59th Army for the Narva Isthmus. At the time...
Narva Offensive (18-24 March 1944) - Wikipedia
Avi Benjamin
Avi Benjamin (Hebrew: אבי בנימין‎; Russian: Ави Беньямин; born March 3, 1959) is an Estonian, Russian, and Israeli composer and performer, musical director of the Israeli Gesher Theater ...
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Eri Klas
Eri Klas (born in Tallinn, 1939) is an Estonian conductor.Klas has mainly worked in the Nordic scene since, but might be best known for his work leading the defunct Netherlands Radio Symphony Orches...
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Occupation of Baltic states
The occupation of the Baltic states refers to the military occupation of the three Baltic states—Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania—by the Soviet Union under the auspices of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact on ...
Occupation of Baltic states - Wikipedia
European Court of Human Rights cases on Occupation of Baltic States
State continuity of the Baltic states describes the continuity of the Baltic states as legal entities under international law while under Soviet rule and German occupation from 1940 to 1991. The preva...
European Court of Human Rights cases on Occupation of Baltic States - Wikipedia
List of North European Jews
Before the Holocaust, Jews were a significant part of the population in Lithuania where they numbered around 240,000, including approximately 100,000 in Vilnius, or about 45% of that city's pre-World ...
Heinrich Gutkin
Heinrich Gutkin (13 June 1879 – 11 October 1941 Sverdlovsk Oblast) was a trader and the Estonian National Assembly member.Heinrich Gutkin was a chairman of the Jewish Union Bank in Tallinn, a clothing...
Emmanuel Steinschneider
Emmanuel Efimovich Steinschneider (Russian: Эммануил Ефимович Штайншнайдер; 21 December 1886 – 2 December 1970), was a Russian Empire and USSR physician and medical researcher, best known f...
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Tartu Offensive
The Tartu Offensive Operation (Russian: Тартуская наступательная операция), also known as the Battle of Tartu (Estonian: Tartu lahing) and the Battle of Emajõgi (Estonian: Emajõe lahingud,...
Tartu Offensive - Wikipedia
Richards Medical Research Laboratories
The Richards Medical Research Laboratories, located on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., were designed by architect Louis Kahn and are considered to hav...
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Battle of Narva (1944)
The Battle of Narva was a military campaign between the German Army Detachment "Narwa" and the Soviet Leningrad Front fought for possession of the strategically important Narva Isthmus on 2 February –...
Battle of Narva (1944) - Wikipedia
Kimbell Art Museum
The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, hosts a small but excellent art collection as well as traveling art exhibitions, educational programs and an extensive research library. Its initial artwo...
Kimbell Art Museum - Wikipedia
Olivetti-Underwood Factory
The Olivetti-Underwood Factory was designed by renowned architect Louis Kahn. Olivetti, an Italian company, commissioned Kahn in 1966 to design the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania building for the manufactu...
Zara Mints
Zara Grigoryevna Mints (Russian: Зара Григорьевна Минц; July 24, 1927 – October 25, 1990) was a Slavic literary scientist active in the University of Tartu. She was the wife of Yuri Lotman. Mints ...
Mihhail Lotman
Mihhail Lotman (born September 2, 1952, Leningrad) is an Estonian literature researcher and politician, son of Yuri Lotman and Zara Mints.Mihhail Lotman's research fields include general semiotics and...
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Moses Wolf Goldberg
Dr Moses Wolf Goldberg (June 30, 1905 – February 17, 1964) was an Estonian-Jewish chemist who, along with Leo Henryk Sternbach, developed a process for the synthesis of biotin (a B vitamin) in 1...