Thank you for this article. We often forget the long history of Jews in Eastern Europe and concentrate on modern times. Yet, we should remember that many of the characterisctics of what could be called "Jewish Eastern Europe" have their roots in late medieval and early modern times.
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from the article: This day in Jewish history / Three Jews establish Pinsk community