Briansk - XVI-12

  • Year: 1901
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Брянск  Bryansk [Rus], Brjansk [Ger], Briańsk [Pol], Brańsk, Briansk  

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Brockhause-Efron Jewish Encyclopedia  Bryansk, district town of Oryol province - district town of Oryol province; according to the census of 1897 there are 2,170 Jews in the district with a population of over 200 thousand, of which in B. there are about 1,321 Jews in B. (population about 25,000). There is a prayer house, authorized in 1896, when there were 1,083 Jews; funeral brotherhood since 1877; Talmud-torah. In October 1905 there was an anti-Jewish riot in connection with the manifesto of October 17.


Бежицы  Bezhitsa [Rus], Ordzhonikidzegrad [Rus, 1936-43], Ordshonikidsegrad  

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