History of the Jews in Ukraine
Jewish communities have existed in the territory of Ukraine from the time of Kievan Rus' (one of Kiev city gates was called Judaic) and developed many of the most distinctive modern Jewish theological...
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Iosif Kobzon - Cranes (Журавли)
The main concert in honor of the anniversary of Victory Day May 9, 2015
August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
When Israel, The Soviets And The US Nearly Destroyed The Middle East
During the Cold War many countries were on high alert, none more so than Israel, the US and the Soviet Union. One of the tensest occasions was in October of 1973 when Israel lost over 2000 troops and ...
Kievan Rus' - The Varangian Rus 1/3
Generally speaking, the Norwegians expanded to the north and west to places such as Ireland, Scotland, Iceland and Greenland; the Danes to England and France...
Davidoff
About the song in commercial: Title: Run Along Uncharted Space Composer : The Rumor Mill , J.RALPH but the song is not yet available :( ----------- About thi...
Sonia Delaunay
One of a series of digital abstract works based upon coloured circles and curved forms inspired by the works of Sonia and Robert Delaunay. This piece also fo...
Sam Muchnick
April 2009 - Bob Geigel, midwest promoter nad former NWA President, share a few thoughts on St. Louis and Sam Muchnick with us at the Cauliflower Alley Reuni...
Vladimir Horowitz
Vladimir Horowitz plays piano concerto number 3. This is first part.
Vladimir Horowitz - Playlist 2
Horowitz plays Bach-Busoni.
Vladimir Horowitz
Horowitz plays Chopin!
NWA Sam Muchnick Retirement Show - YouTube
Dec 29, 2012 ... 1/1/82 Pat O'Connor VS Bob Sweetan Handicap Match Jerry Blackwell VS Ox Baker & Bruce Reed David Von Erich & Rufus R. Jones VS ...
Vladimir Horowitz - Mendelsohn Wedding March
See here, for higher quality version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjr9fw5Hi-g Oh and apologies for the shameless plug, but why not visit my blog on piano ...
Vladimir Horowitz - Schumann Traumerei
In April 1986 Horowitz hold a concert in Moscow. This Traumerei is given as encore. Enjoy!
Kievan Rus'
Kievan Rus' (Old East Slavic Рѹ́сь, Рѹ́сьскаѧ землѧ, Greek Ῥωσία, Latin Rus(s)ia, Ruscia, Ruzzia, Rut(h)enia, Old Norse Garðaríki) was a loose federation of East Slavic tribes in Europe from the late ...
Kievan Rus' - Wikipedia
Kingdom of Galicia-Volhynia
The Principality of Galicia–Volhynia, or Kingdom of Ruthenia (Old Ruthenian Галицко-Волинскоє князство, Королѣвство Русь, Ukrainian: Галицько-Волинське князівство, Королівство Русі, Latin: Reg...
Kingdom of Galicia-Volhynia - Wikipedia
Shtetl
Shtetls (Yiddish: שטעטל, shtetl (singular), שטעטלעך, shtetlekh (plural)) were small towns with large Jewish population which existed in Central and Eastern Europe before the Holocaust. Shtetls wer...
Shtetl - Wikipedia
Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, formally the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, (also known as the Kingdom of Poland, or just Poland) was a dualistic state, a bi-confederati...
Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth - Wikipedia
History of the 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...
History of the Jews in Poland - Wikipedia
Lithuanian Jews
Lithuanian Jews or Litvaks are Jews with roots in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania: (present-day Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Latvia and the northeastern Suwałki region of Poland). The term is sometimes ...
Khmelnytskyi Uprising
The Khmelnytsky Uprising (also known as the Khmel'nyts'kyi/Chmielnicki Uprising or Ukrainian War of Liberation) was a Cossack rebellion in Ukraine between the years 1648–1657 which turned into a Ukrai...
Khmelnytskyi Uprising - Wikipedia
Hasidic Judaism
Hasidic Judaism (from the Hebrew: חסידות‎, Sephardic pronunciation: [ħasiˈdut]; Ashkenazic pronunciation: [χaˈsidus]), meaning "piety" (or "loving-kindness"), is a branch of Orthodox Judaism tha...
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Jacob Frank
Jacob Frank (Hebrew: יעקב פרנק‎, Polish: Jakub Frank, born Jakub Lejbowicz; 1726, Korołówka – December 10, 1791, Offenbach am Main) was an 18th-century Polish-Jewish religious leader who cla...
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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...
Pale of Settlement
The Pale of Settlement (Russian: Черта́ осе́длости, chertá osédlosti, Yiddish: דער תּחום-המושבֿ, der tkhum-ha-moyshəv, Hebrew: תְּחוּם הַמּוֹשָב‎, tḥùm ha-mosháv) was the term given to a...
Pale of Settlement - Wikipedia
Pogrom
A pogrom is a violent riot aimed at massacre or persecution of an ethnic or religious group, particularly one aimed at Jews. The term originally entered the English language to describe 19th- and 20th...
Pogrom - Wikipedia
May Laws
Temporary regulations regarding the Jews (also known as May Laws) were proposed by minister of internal affairs Nikolai Ignatyev and enacted on May 15 (May 3 O.S.), 1882, by the Emperor Alexander III ...
Jewish agricultural colonies in the Russian Empire
Jewish agricultural colonies in the Russian Empire were first established in Kherson Governorate in 1806. The Ukase of December 9, 1804 allowed Jews for the first time in Russia to purchase land for f...