|From:||Pavel Iosad <pavel_iosad@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, August 22, 2002, 18:50|
> Birobidzhan is that area in far-eastern Russia where the
> soviets set up a
> "Jewish Autonomous Zone" in order to redirect Jewish Nationalism in
> Russia from Zionism to something more Soviet-friendly, right? or
> something like that?
Almost. The only thing is that established it in order to actually send
the Jews there so that they don't interfere. A bit like the mass
resettelment [read: deportation] of the Chechens or the Crimean Tatars.
They sent everyone to those places, you know...
Pavel Iosad firstname.lastname@example.org
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