Piotr Wrobel, The Jews of Galicia under Austrian-Polish Rule, 1867-1914.


Piotr Wrobel is Associate Professor of History at the University of Toronto.



In this article the author gives a historical survey of Jews in the Province of Galicia starting at the time of the

first Partition of Poland,  concentrating primarily from the mid-19th century until the end of  WW1. Life within Jewish

communities and relations with the surrounding population is covered while focusing on topics such as assimilation

and emigration, anti-semitism and emancipation, demography and economics, religious and cultural life, language and literature.


Thanks are due to the author for his permission.



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