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What was the cossack uprising of 1648, and how did it affect the Jewish community

Cossack uprising in 1648 and impact of the jews

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The Cossack Uprising of 1648 was enacted by the Cossacks and peasants, who revolted against Polish rule. As a result of the rebellion, many Jewish communities were destroyed (700) and 100,000 Jews were killed. The rebellion lasted ten years.


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