Re: Additional Revision 1818 in Russia 5/26/99 #belarus


carol lipson
 

For a while, there was a Shchedrin subgroup, and they sent me a pile of
materials. Some of it was xeroxed >from the Jewish Encyclopedia, under
Shchedrin. Some was >from a small book published by a family from
Shchedrin. My husband's Lipshitz grandfather, who came >from Shchedrin,
also passed this information to us orally. I would bet there are some
leads off the Belarus web sites online.

Carol Lipson, Associate Professor,
Writing Program, Syracuse University

Peter B. Golden wrote:
I was very interested to learn that Shchedrin was founded by
Hasidic Jews.
What are the sources for this ? My grandfather knew the town in the
1880's-1890's. According to him, many of the Jews there were farmers. Any
info on this ?
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