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Historical Maps Of Poland

Additional developments had to do with the collapse of European empires, the fierce civil war that broke out across the vast territory of the former Russian Empire, and foreign intervention. Throughout the Excellent Northern War with Sweden, the individuals in Malorossia were not faced with a choice of whom to side with. Only a modest portion of the Cossacks supported Mazepa’s rebellion. Those who remained attempted to rebuild Jewish life in the 200 neighborhood communities. The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and ORT opened schools and hospitals for the Jewish communities in Poland. From the 16th to 18th century, Jews...