Jewish Philanthropy and Enlightenment in Late-Tsarist Russia

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The Society for the Promotion of Enlightenment among the Jews of Russia (OPE) was a philanthropic organization, the oldest Jewish organization in Russia. Founded by a few wealthy Jews in St. Petersburg who wanted to improve opportunities for Jewish people in Russia by increasing their access to education and modern values, OPE was secular and nonprofit. The group emphasized the importance of the unity of Jewish culture to help Jews integrate themselves into Russian society by opening, supporting, and subsidizing schools ...

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Jewish Philanthropy and Enlightenment in Late-Tsarist Russia
2009, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295988986

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Jewish Philanthropy and Enlightenment in Late-Tsarist Russia
2009, University of Washington Press, Seattle

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