This Day in Jewish History / An Extraordinary Jewish Leader Dies in Punitive Exile in Uzbekistan

Moses Schorr, rabbi and scholar, Jewish activist and Polish senator, was found guilty by Russia of ‘defending the interests of the bourgeoisie.’

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May 10, 1874 is the birthdate of the rabbi, scholar, educator, community leader and Polish senator Moses Schorr, an extraordinary figure among his country’s Jews who died cruelly – not at the hands of the...