History of the Jews in Russia...

A History of the Jews in Russia and Poland from the pen of S. M. Dubnow (based upon a work in Russian which was especially prepared for JPS) needs neither justification nor recommendation. The work is divided into thee volumes. The third and concluding volume deals with the reign of Nicholas II., the last of the Romanovs, and also contains the bibliographical apparatus, the maps, the index, and other supplementary material.

12 THE JEWS IN RUSSIA AND POLAND 2. THE MARTYRDOM OF THE MOSCOW COMMUNITY The attitude which officials of high rank were prone to adopt towards the Jews was luridly illustrated at that time in Moscow. It will be remembered that the small Jewish col-ony which had been left in the second Russian capital after the cruel expulsions of 1891 was barred from holding re-ligious services in its large synagogue which had been closed by order of Alexander III. 1 In view of the forthcoming festivi-ties in honor of the coronation of Nicholas II., which were to be held in Moscow in the spring of 1896, the representatives of the Jewish community of the second Russian capital peti-tioned the governor- general of Moscow, Grand Duke Sergius Alexandrovitch, to secure for them the Tzar’s permission to have their synagogue open at least during the coronation days, “ as a special act of grace, in order that the Jews of Moscow may be given a chance to celebrate the joyful event with due solemnity.” But the grand duke, maddened by Jew-hatred, notified the petitioners through the Chief of Police that their petition was “ an insolent violation of the imperial will” and could not be considered. The martyrdom of the Moscow community, the heritage of the past reign, stood out like a black stain even upon the gloomy background of the new era. An imperial ukase issued in 1892 had decreed that the structure of the sealed- up Mos-cow synagogue should be sold to the highest bidder unless it was converted into a charitable institution. 2 The community was naturally anxious to prevent the desecration of its sanc-tuary and to preserve the edifice for better days to come. With this end in view it placed in the synagogue building the [ 1 See vol. II, p. 423.] [ 2 See vol. II, p. 424.]   C h a p t e r Home  | T O C  | I n d e x For use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. To purchase Scholar PDF version with advanced functionality, go to www. publishersrow. com

History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Vol. 3: From the Accession of Nicholas II until 1916. Bibliography and Index.


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Front MatterTitle PageCopyright PageNOTECONTENTSTHE ACCESSION OF NICHOLAS II. 1. CONTINUED POLICY OF OPPRESSION2. THE MARTYRDOM OF THE MOSCOW COMMUNITY3. RESTRICTIONS IN THE RIGHT OF RESIDENCE4. THE ECONOMIC COLLAPSE OF RUSSIAN JEWRY5. PROFESSIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL RESTRICTIONS6. ANTI-SEMITIC PROPAGANDA AND POGROMSTHE NATIONAL AWAKENING 1. THE RISE OF POLITICAL ZIONISM2. SPIRITUAL ZIONISM, OR AHAD-HA‘AMISM3. SPIRITUAL NATIONALISM, OR NATIONAL-CULTURAL AUTONOMISM4. THE JEWISH SOCIALISTIC MOVEMENT5. THE REVIVAL OF JEWISH LETTERSTHE KISHINEV MASSACRE 1. POGROMS AS A COUNTER-REVOLUTIONARY MEASURE2. THE ORGANIZED KISHINEV BUTCHERY3. ECHOES OF THE KISHINEV TRAGEDY4. DOCTOR HERZL'S VISIT TO RUSSIACONTINUED POGROMS AND THE RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR 1. THE POGROM AT HOMEL AND THE JEWISH SELF-DEFENCE2. THE KISHINEV MASSACRE AT THE BAR OF RUSSIAN JUSTICE3. THE JEWS IN THE RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR4. THE “POLITICAL SPRING”5. THE HOMEL POGROM BEFORE THE RUSSIAN COURTSTHE REVOLUTION OF 1905 AND THE FIGHT FOR EMANCIPATION 1. THE JEWS IN THE REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENT2. THE STRUGGLE FOR EQUAL RIGHTS3. THE “BLACK HUNDRED” AND THE “PATRIOTIC” POGROMS4. THE JEWISH FRANCHISETHE COUNTER-REVOLUTION AND THE OCTOBER MASSACRES 1. THE FIENDISH DESIGNS OF THE “BLACK HUNDRED”2. THE RUSSIAN ST. BARTHOLOMEW NIGHT3. THE UNDAUNTED STRUGGLE FOR EQUAL RIGHTS4. THE JEWISH QUESTION BEFORE THE FIRST DUMA5. THE SPREAD OF ANARCHY AND THE SECOND DUMAEXTERNAL OPPRESSION AND INTERNAL CONSOLIDATION 1. THE NEW ALIGNMENTS WITHIN RUSSIAN JEWRY2. THE TRIUMPH OF THE “BLACK HUNDRED”3. THE THIRD, OR BLACK, DUMA4. NEW JEWISH DISABILITIES5. THE SPIRITUAL REVIVAL OF RUSSIAN JEWRYRUSSIAN JEWRY SINCE 1911BIBLIOGRAPHYINDEX
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