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Lemberg
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In autumn 1918, the Jewish population of eastern Galicia was caught between the nation-building aspirations of Poland and Ukraine. In Lemberg (Pol. Lwów; Ukr. L’viv), up until that point the capital city of the Habsburg crownland of Galicia and Lodomeria, the resident Ukrainian National Council took power on November 1. Ukrainian soldiers occupied the most strategically important areas of the city,…

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Mick, Christoph, “Lemberg”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 25 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0445>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20191110



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