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  Kishinev is the capital of the Republic of Moldova   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Kishinev is the capital of the Republic of Moldova
Having preserved for centuries, the remains of the former watchtowers situated on the seven hills of the city and the ruins of the old fortifications used by the inhabitants as shelters and protection against the foreign invasions are true witnesses of the past.
On this small server http://www.net.md/impressions/ you will be able to see the Kishinev centre cyclorama, pictured on 11 August 99 in the day of the solar eclipse from the reconstructed bell tower in the park of Cathedral, made with the different resolution as well as animated city pictures.
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 Chisinau - the capital of Moldova: The Monuments of Kishinev   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Kishinev became the second city after Moscow, where the monument to the great poet was installed.
The Memorial is constructed in honour of warriors perished in the fights for the liberation of Moldova and its capital Kishinev from the German invaders in the years of World War II (1941-1945).
He came to Kishinev in November 1925 in the head of the delegation of the Western Europe democratic community.
www.kishinev.info /monuments_en/111147   (1832 words)

 JDC | news | Kishinev's Jewish Community Marks 100th Anniversary of Bloody 1903 Pogrom
KISHINEV, MOLDOVA -- Five hundred people gathered in the bitter cold of April in Kishinev - site of the bloody and infamous pogrom of 1903 - to commemorate the 100th anniversary of that tragic event with a memorial stone dedicated by the Jewish community of Kishinev.
Kishinev was the capitol of Bessarabia (Moldova) where approximately half of the 125,000 residents were Jewish.
And while Kishinev may be at a political and cultural crossroads, we have never had a conflict erupt in our center." In fact, says Anna, the center has become a staple of local culture, winning recognition by the government as the leading cultural organization for three years in a row.
www.jdc.org /news_press_051203.html   (608 words)

 FORWARD : Arts & Letters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Kishinev, the capital of the czarist province of Bessarabia, today's Republic of Moldova, was a town of some 125,000 residents, nearly half of them Jewish.
Like Kishinev in its time, the Holocaust was taken by survivors and heirs to be an object lesson in the human capacity for evil and the Jewish duty to stand up and fight.
But for all the earnest lessons, whether at Kishinev or at Auschwitz, the atrocities of the 20th century seem to be little more than forerunners one for the next, descending not as warnings but as dress rehearsals for new and greater horrors.
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 4. Trans-Dniestria
For nationalists in Kishinev the conflict could be presented as part of a Russian imperialist offensive aimed at keeping Moldova in Moscow's sphere of influence indirectly through the control of its separatist minions in Tiraspol.
Kishinev insisted on the immediate withdrawal of the 14th Army from the territory of Moldova, as its presence interfered with Kishinev's plans to regain control over the trans-Dniester region.
Given this predicament, Kishinev agreed finally to a three-year phased withdrawal of the 14th Army (as proposed by Moscow) that was synchronized with the political settlement of the trans-Dniester conflict.
www.rand.org /publications/CF/CF129/CF-129.chapter4.html   (5071 words)

 Genealogy Tales: Kishinev Pogram of 1903   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Kishinev is the governmental seat of Moldova, which was formerly part of the Soviet Union.
In the 18th century, Kishinev was the capital of Bessarabia.
Between 1902 and 1905, the Jewish population of Kishinev shrank to 53,243.
www.genealogytales.com /tales/kishinev.html   (272 words)

 Kishinev. Girls, Women, Brides dating and marriage agency from city Kishinev, Moldova . Gifts and Flowers Delivery
Kishinev (Chisinau) is the capital and largest city of Moldova, located on the Byk River, in the central part of the country.
Kishinev is the political, scientific, cultural and industrial center of the country.
Kishinev is the largest population center in Moldova and accounts for most of the country's industrial output.
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 KISHINEV - LoveToKnow Article on KISHINEV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
There are tallow-melting houses, steam flour mills, candle and soap works, distilleries and tobacco factories The trade is very active and increasing, Kishinev being a centr for the Bessarabian trade in grain,' wine, tobacco, tallow, woo nd skins, exported to Austria and to Odessa.
The town played n important part in the war between Russia and Turkey in 877-78, as the chief centre of the Russian invasion.
It was also called the island of the Beni Kavan, from an Arab tribe of that name which came from Oman.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /K/KI/KISHINEV.htm   (603 words)

 Samuel Aroni
Samuel Cervinschi was born in 1927, in the city of Kishinev, in the county of Bessarabia, Romania.
Kishinev was the capital of the county of Bessarabia, a territory situated between the River Prut, in the east, and the River Dniester, in the west.
While in Kishinev, in 1994, I was given by Professor Izia Levit of the Moldavian Academy of Science a copy of two original reports, in the Romanian language, written by a high commission appointed by Marshal Antonescu, in December 1941.
www.vex.net /~nizkor/hweb/people/c/carmelly-felicia/aroni-samuel.html   (4939 words)

 Kishinev pogrom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Kishinev pogrom was a pogrom (anti-Jewish riot) that took place in Kishinev, then part of the Bessarabia province of Imperial Russia (currently Chişinău is the capital of independent Moldova) on April 6-7, 1903.
Vyacheslav von Plehve, the Minister of Interior, supposedly gave orders not to stop the rioters, but, in any case, no attempt was made by the police or military to intervene to stop the riots until the third day.
The Kishinev pogrom is considered the first state-inspired action against Jews of the 20th century, though the earlier pogroms in the 1880s were probably state-sponsored as well (see pogroms in Russia).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kishinev_pogrom   (763 words)

 Canadian Jewish News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
It's one thing to read about the ghettos and the pogroms that took place there, it's one thing to know vaguely about the communist oppression from our textbooks at home, but to actually see it, to actually be in the place where it happened, is entirely different.
I knew the troubles my family had faced, and despite all the stories I had heard from my grandmother, this was the first time I really felt their pain, my pain.
The Pesach Project that sent her to Kishinev is operated in Toronto by Jewish Campus Services of Greater Toronto and funded by the continuity committee of the UJA FEDERATION of Greater Toronto.
www.cjnews.com /pastissues/01/apr26-01/campus/campus.htm   (777 words)

 Professor A   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
During this first year at the Kishinev University A. Zamorzaev together with his graduate student E. Sokolov began to develop antisymmetry of different kinds, extending A. Shubnikov antisymmetry by ascribing not one, but l different signs "plus" or "minus" to points of the figure under transformation.
A genuine triumph of geometry of the university and all Moldavian geometry was the IX All-Union Geometry Conference held in Kishinev in September 1988 [25], where for the first time the Section of Discrete and Combinatorial Geometry was presented.
Kishinev geometers found their own approach to multidimensional crystallography via generalized symmetry, as well as to discrete symmetry groups of the spaces of Lobachevsky and Minkowski.
www.mi.sanu.ac.yu /vismath/zam   (4327 words)

 FORWARD : Arts & Letters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Kishinev pogrom made a huge impression at the time because [it] seemed like a huge number [of dead].
Bialik's poem on the Kishinev pogrom triggered mass immigration to America and Jewish settlement in Palestine.
After the Kishinev pogrom, a committee headed by the famed historian Simon Dubnow investigated the facts on the ground.
www.forward.com /issues/2003/03.04.04/arts4.html   (556 words)

 Find Ancestry
The name Kishinev, however, was thrust into the consciousness of the world on Easter Day, 1903 when 49 Jews were massacred by frenzied mobs.
In 1905 Kishinev was again the scene of unspeakable horror and violent death when a second pogrom claimed the lives of another 19 Jews.
The devastation of the Jewish community of Kishinev was completed by the bestial Nazis and their enthusiastic Moldavian cohorts who together, annihilated 53,000 of the 65,000 Jewish inhabitants of the city.
www.find-ancestry.com   (328 words)

 NCSJ - Moldovan Jewish Life, 100 Years After Kishinev   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
KISHINEV, Moldova (JTA) — In Jewish memory, the city of Kishinev is closely linked to a terrible pogrom.
Another wave of pogroms in Kishinev and other towns of Bessarabia, as Moldova was known throughout much of its history, took hundreds of Jewish lives during the Russian Revolution of 1905.
During the Holocaust, close to 100,000 Jews of Moldova — a Romanian province between the two world wars that was incorporated into the Soviet Union in 1939 — were killed in ghettos and concentration camps by the Nazis and their Romanian allies, often aided by local collaborators.
www.ncsj.org /AuxPages/042203JTAMoldova.shtml   (1593 words)

 Kishinev Pogrom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
But the Kishinev pogrom of 1903, which is the theme of this essay, though referred to by the same word cannot be treated in the same way as those which preceded it; what happened in Kishinev 100 years ago is not just a pogrom among many others.
[5] The Kishinev pogrom was quite a surprise; pogroms were expected where they used to happen, and nobody (except those who lived in Kishinev) seemed to imagine that it would occur in the relatively safe place.
It is through the Kishinev Jews that the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, published a year later, were effectively approbated and afterwards not only incorporated into the Nazi anti-Semitic doctrine against the Jews in general, but played a decisive role in their extermination of the Soviet Jewry on the occupied territories.
www.hagshama.org.il /en/resources/view.asp?id=1421&subject=50   (4163 words)

 JCC of Kishinev and Moldova   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
For others, the name Kishinev has sinister connotations, recalling grim photos of piles of bodies--Jewish victims of the terrible pogroms which were perpetrated there at the turn of the century.
After decades of war, destruction and oppression, the Jewish community of Kishinev is experiencing a renaissance, unprecedented in modern times.
Leaving their children and grandchildren in Israel, they arrived in Kishinev, emissaries of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, to “make it happen”-- to bring about an awakening of the Jewish spirit in a place where it had lain dormant for nearly a century.
www.kishinev.org /today.html   (254 words)

 Chisinau Moldova Air Tickets, Moldovan Airplane Tickets to Chisinau, Kishinev
Beef and dairy cattle are raised, and beekeeping and silkworm breeding are widespread.
Chisinau, formerly Kishinev, city (population 735,229), capital of Moldova, on the Byk River, a tributary of the Dniester.
From Miami to Moldova - Kishinev, Dubasari, Tiraspol, Bendery, Vitebsk, New York to Kishinev Moldova, Atlanta to Novopolotsk, Washington to Kishinev, Tiraspol, Balti, Dubossar, Ungheni, Mahileu.
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 "The Jews of Moldova, 1998" by Betsy Gidwitz
He is widely admired among Kishinev Jewry for his outreach efforts and willingness to work with all segments of the Jewish community.
The spacious downtown offices of JDC in Kishinev serve as headquarters for JDC operations in all of Moldova.
The downtown offices also house the Kishinev Institute for Social and Communal Workers, a branch of a larger JDC facility in St. Petersburg.  Serving southern Ukraine and Moldova, the Kishinev Institute operates various seminars and workshops in social and communal work, management, and Jewish tradition and culture for employees in JDC-assisted programs.
www.jcpa.org /jl/jl390.htm   (2451 words)

 Union of Councils for Soviet Jews: Moldova
The Kishinev community supports a Jewish school, day-care centers, a yeshiva, a library, a burial association, a synagogue, and a Jewish museum.
K, a Holocaust survivor residing in Kishinev, was fired from his civilian job because, as a Jew and a former member of the Soviet Army in Moldova, he was deemed an "occupier." Later, his wife was attacked and beaten by strangers who ordered her to leave the country.
Then in 1991, while celebrating her brother's birthday at a Kishinev café, her party was approached by two known men, who insulted them and crushed Ms.
www.fsumonitor.com /stories/asem1mold.shtml   (2874 words)

 Encyclopedia: Kishinev pogrom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The New York Times described the first Kishinev pogrom: The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide.
Zeev Jabotinsky in military uniform Zeev Vladimir (Evgenevich) Jabotinsky (or Zhabotinski) (October 18, 1880 - August 4, 1940) was a Zionist leader, author, orator, and founder of the Jewish Legion in World War I. During World War II a similar and larger unit known as the Jewish Brigade would follow.
Russian authors such as Vladimir Korolenko wrote about the Pogrom in House 13, while Tolstoy, and Gorky wrote condemnations blaming the Russian government -- a change from the earlier pogroms of the 1880s, when most members of the Russian intelligencia were silent.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Kishinev-pogrom   (1753 words)

 Moldova in images - 1 - Chisinau / Kishinev - Travel-Images.com - Moldavia
Chisinau / Kishinev: Orthodox Cathedral of the Nativity
Chisinau / Kishinev: Orthodox Cathedral of the Nativity - the iconostasis
Chisinau / Kishinev: Orthodox Cathedral of the Nativity - the campanile
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 Arutz Sheva - Israel National News
An official ceremony marking 100 years since the Kishinev pogrom was held today in Moldova, between the Ukraine and Romania.
Two years later, in yet another massacre in Kishinev, 19 Jews were murdered - but this time, some of the Jews were prepared and fought together in self-defense units.
The famed Jewish poet Chaim Nachman Bialik was sent to Kishinev at the time on behalf of the Jewish Historical Commission in Odessa to write a report on the pogrom.
www.arutzsheva.org /news.php3?id=41691   (349 words)

 Canadian Jewish News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Kishinev pogrom was not an isolated event; rather, it was the thin edge of the wedge.
Dozens of similar disturbances occurred across Ukraine and Bessarabia in 1904 (Smela, Rovno, Aleksandriya), 1905 (Kishinev, Feodosiya, Melitopol, Zhitomir, Odessa, Yekaterinoslav, Kiev) and 1906 (Bialystok, Siedlce) with escalating casualties.
A third wave of pogroms occurred in Ukraine from 1917 to 1921, and these far surpassed the earlier waves in terms of violence and death tolls, which rose into the tens of thousands.
www.cjnews.com /viewarticle.asp?id=282   (583 words)

 The Agenda
A monument in memory of the victims killed in the notorious pogroms in Kishinev, capital of Moldova, 100 years ago was dedicated in a state ceremony this week attended by the President of Moldova, and guests from Israel and the Diaspora.
In 1903, a pogrom erupted in Kishinev, which was unprecedented in its ferocity.
Lev Belkin, Editor-in-Chief of the Israeli Russian-language newspaper Vesti, who was the leader of the Jewish community of Moldova and saved dozens of Jews during the 1992-1993 civil war, participated in the events, as a member of the Jewish Agency delegation.
www.jafi.org.il /agenda/2001/english/wk4-15/2.asp   (361 words)

 The embassy of the Russian Federation in Kishinev finds out circumstances of detention of Valery Pasata   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The embassy of Russia in Kishinev has begun work on finding-out of circumstances of detention of the adviser of chairman of board of Russian Open Society " UES of Russia " of Valery Pasata.
The official representative has declared it in the evening on Saturday of RIA of "News" the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Alexander Jakovenko.
The lawyer in Kishinev which has already started to achieve change of a preventive punishment to the arrested person has already been employed.
news.rusportal.net /19339.html   (516 words)

 The Plays of Max Sparber: Kishinev
SYNOPSIS: Based on a historic antisemitic uprising in the East European city of Kishinev, this play tells of a young Hasidic girl, beset with supernatural visions, who rises to lead a group of ultra-Orthodox Jews during a pogrom.
My family passed through Kishinev, the capital of Besserabia and long a major Jewish center, until an antisemitic pogrom decimated the community in 1903.
The role of Lilith's father was intended for my mother's cousin, Judd Hirsch, who would be playing a fictionalized version of one of his own ancestors.
maxsparber.blogspot.com /2005/05/kishinev_17.html   (467 words)

 Kishinev pogrom -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Kishinev pogrom -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
During three days of rioting, the Kishinev Pogrom against the Jews took place.
Forty-seven (some put the figure as high as 49) Jews were killed, 92 severely wounded, 500 slightly wounded and over 700 houses looted and destroyed.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/k/ki/kishinev_pogrom.htm   (347 words)

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