October 6, 2010

'The Last Shtetl Jews of Belarus'

The Jewish Daily Forward currently features a story by Judith Matloff that focuses on the hardships many elderly Jews face that live in small towns and villages throughout the Former Soviet Union.  Ms. Matloff traveled throughout Belarus and shares the stories of five people who are the only or one of a few Jews still living in their town and rely on JDC for assistance. 

Rina, age 85
Photo from The Jewish Daily Forward

Read the entire article at The Last Shtetl Jews of Belarus.

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