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About Mordechi.org

Info on the diary, how the website came to be and the people who worked to bring this site to life.

The Boxer Rebellion and Invasion of Manchuria

The reasons for the Russian Army being sent to Manchuria and the factors influencing Russian interests in the region.

Russian Jewish Life in the Army

An overview of early Jewish experience of conscription in the Canton system and the way it shaped perception of military service.

Russian Jewish Life at the turn of the 1900s

The history of Jewish communities in Eastern Europe with the personal and political measures they took to maintain their culture.