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“A Dreadful Moment” In Kishinev

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“A Dreadful Moment” In Kishinev

It was, as Steven J. Zipperstein writes in his cinematically vivid book,┬áPogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History (Liveright Publishing), “a dreadful moment” burned into the souls of Jews. He is referring to the unbridled anti-Jewish violence that broke out in Kishinev — a provincial Bessarabian city on the edge of the Russian empire — […]

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