Re: Who lived in the shtetls? #general
"Ann Rabinowitz" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
Shtetls were units of economic activity on land owned by the nobles,
magnates or the church of the country. They drew skilled artisans,snip
"The Shtetl: Myth and Reality, Then and Now" a conference with opening
remarks by the Polish Ambassador to the UK.
He says that the shtetl was a place where Jews lived alongside
Christians - they consisted of two groups of poor people - Orthodox Jews
and pre-modern peasants.
COHNREICH (Anklam, Germany Krajenka, Poland) ATLAS (Wielkie Oczy (near
Lvov/Lemberg), Poland) WECHSLER(Schwabach, Germany) KOHN
(Wallerstein and Kleinerdlingen,Germany)
LANDAU/FREDKIN(Gomel, Mogilev, Belarus)