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January Uprising

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Author(s): Kozińska-Witt, Hanna
A revolt against Russian rule that took place in Congress Poland in January 1863. The uprising, which began in Warsaw and spread to the other partitioned territories of the former Polish-Lithuanian kingdom, aimed to restore Polish sovereignty. Even Jews, who made up about 10% of the population of Congress Poland, took part in the uprising, not least because they hoped to attain their emancipation. The spirit of fraternity ( braterstwo) that arose between Jewish and non-Jewish insurgents during the January Uprising represents a high point of Polish-Jewish relatio…
Date: 2020-05-12

Krakau

(3,536 words)

Author(s): Kozińska-Witt, Hanna | Schick, David
Die südpolnische Stadt Krakau (poln. Krakόw, jidd. Kroke) und ihre Vorstadt Kazimierz waren im 16. und 17. Jahrhundert ein bedeutendes jüdisches Zentrum im östlichen Europa. Nach der Vereinigung beider Orte zu Beginn der Zeit der Teilungen Polens wurde Krakau zwischen 1795 und 1918 unter habsburgischer Herrschaft zum Kristallisationspunkt der besonderen Emanzipationsgeschichte der Juden Galiziens, die von einer kulturellen Polonisierung gekennzeichnet war. Neben der propolnischen Einstellung der…

Cracow

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Author(s): Kozińska-Witt, Hanna | Schick, David
The southern Polish city of Cracow (Pol. Kraków; Yidd. Kroke) and its associated settlement of Kazimierz, outside the walls of the city proper, formed an important center of Jewish culture and learning in Eastern Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. After Kazimierz was incorporated into the larger city in the early days of the Second Partition of Poland, and with the city under Habsburg rule between 1795 and 1918, Cracow went on to become a focal point for the particular history of Galician Jewish eman…
Date: 2018-11-16