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The Jewish Oil Magnates of Galicia

October 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Speaker: Valerie Schatzker Temple Sinai: 210 Wilson Ave. Toronto, ON Time: 8:00 pm Doors Open: 7:30 pm The near-annihilation of Europe’s Jews in the Second World War destroyed not only much of their history, but also knowledge of the contributions they made to the regions in which they lived. In […]

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The Jewish Oil Magnates of Galicia

October 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Valerie Schatzker researched the Galician Oil Industry of the 19th century. The oil boom probably began here and interestingly, Jews were involved in owning and administering the fields while impoverished Jewish peasants risked life and limb to extract the valuable resource.

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