Jews of Borderlands: Smolensk Region.  Moscow, 2018. 336 p.

This collection of essays came as a result of the field research conducted by Sefer Center and the Institute for Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. These essays focus on ethnographic, epigraphic and archival studies of history of the Jewish community in Smolensk region of Russia. Scholars from Russia, the United States and Israel present a broad range of topics: religious and cultural life, demographics, legal and socioeconomic standing, relations between Jews and non-Jews. Encompassing the most up-to-date research on the topic, this volume is an achievement to be valued by historians, anthropologists, educators and any reader seeking to understand the historical and cultural developments in the Jewish community in the region.

Editor-in-chief Svetlana Amosova.
ISBN 978-5-7576-0394-0 

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Essay on Jewish History 




Judeo-Christian Relations in Smolensk Region



Jewish Traditions and their Transformation in the Soviet Era


Jewish Cemetery in Smolensk Region


Appendix