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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Bakhchi-Sarai

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Former residence of the Tatar khans (fifteenth century to 1783); now a town in the government of Taurida (Crimea), Russia, situated on the rivulet Churuksu, nearly midway between Simferopol and Sebastopol. In a total population of 13,377, mostly Tatars (in 1881), about seventy families were Karaites and about twenty families Talmudical Jews. The Karaites trade largely in dress-stuffs, mercery, and groceries, while most of the Talmudical Jews are artisans. Both communities have their synagogues.

Bibliography:
  • Mandelstamm, Ḥazon la-Mo'ed, 3:16, Vienna, 1877;
  • Deinard, Massa' la-ḥazi ho-I Krim, p. 104, Warsaw, 1879;
  • Entziklopedicheski Slovar, s., St. Petersburg, 1892.
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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Bakhchi-Sarai'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/b/bakhchi-sarai.html. 1901.

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