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The Cantonists

The Jewish Children"s Army of the Tsar

by Larry Domnitch

  • 118 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Devora Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • Jewish studies,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Jewish children,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Persecutions,
  • Military,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Jewish soldiers,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • Jewish - General,
  • Government policy,
  • 19th century,
  • Jews,
  • Russia

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8798896M
    ISBN 101930143850
    ISBN 109781930143852

    In addition to Jewish Cantonists, Russia had hundreds of thousands of non-Jewish ones, according to Yosef Mendelevitch, a rabbi from Jerusalem who in published a comprehensive book. Cantonist schools during the 18th and early 19th centuries Edit. Cantonist schools were established by the decree of Tsar Peter the Great that stipulated that every regiment was required to maintain a school for 50 boys. Their enrollment was increased in , and the term was set from the age of 7 to

    - : The Cantonists: The Jewish Children's Army of the Tsar (): Larry Domnitch: Books 12 year olds taken away for "conversion" and duty to the Tsar. 25 year term of service after they reached Print book: RussianView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Cantonists. Jews -- Russia -- History -- 19th century. Russia -- History -- Nicholas I, View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items.

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The Cantonists book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Here, for the first time, are dozens of previously untold accounts gleaned /5. The Cantonists: The Jewish Children's Army of the Tsar Paperback – Ma by Larry Domnitch (Author)5/5(3).

The Cantonists' Minyan By Tuvia Bolton Reb Mordechai, a follower of the third Rebbe of Chabad, Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch () had been dispatched by his Rebbe to wander the countryside of Russia, journeying from town to town and inspiring the Jews scattered there with the teachings of Chassidism.

The Cantonists: The Jewish Children's Army of the Tsar, by Larry Domnitch. This is the horrific story of Tsar Nicholas's attempt to forcefully convert young Jewish boys to Russian Orthodoxy by drafting The Cantonists book of thousands of Jewish boys, many as young as twelve (and sometimes younger), into the Russian army for a period lasting at least twenty-five years.

InCzar Nicholas published the Recruitment Decree calling for conscription of Jewish boys between the ages of 12 and These boys were known as cantonists; derived from the term 'canton' referring to the word 'military camps' to which they were sent.

Conscripts under the age of 18 were assigned to live in preparatory institutions until they were old enough to formally join the army. Also from Vitaly Charny comes the following information and bibliography of books written in Russian: Beilin S.

"Iz rasskazov o kantonistakh" (From stories about Cantonists) Voronovich N. "Iz byta russkoy armii" (About everyday life of Russian Army) Itzkovich I.

"Vospominaniya arkhangelskogo kantonista" (The Memoirs of Arkhangelsks Cantonist). Cantonists, The: Jews who, by decree of Czar Nicholas I, had been snatched from their families when they were young children for a year term of military conscription.

Related Topics Cantonists, The (12). Accounts of the afflictions endured by the cantonists appear in memoirs of the period by the Russian revolutionary A. Herzen (see above), the Jewish authors Judah Leib *Levin, A.S. *Friedberg, Eliakum *Zunser, and others. The Cantonists: The Jewish Children's Army of the Tsar: Larry Domnitch: Books - 5/5(1).

At 1pm, author Larry Domnitch will speak on his book, "The Cantonists: The Jewish Children's Army of the Tsar." Domnitch holds degrees in political science and Jewish history, and writes for newspapers and journals in the US and Israel. The older Cantonists, between the ages of twelve and fifteen, were tortured for longer durations.

They were beaten and whipped so severely that many of them died of their wounds. Under these conditions, most of the boys, understandably, did not resist for long.

They finally consented, albeit against their wishes, to accept conversion. One boy. Abraham Lewin, the author of a book in Yiddish entitled, Kantonisten, (Cantonists) related an incident on Yom Kippur involving a Cantonist in a synagogue in an unnamed Russian city.

The Cantonists were child-recruits in the Russian military. The above essay was adapted from his new book, ‘The Cantonists’ (Devora Publishing), which is available online atandand at Eichler’s. It wasn’t until recently when I read Larry Domnitch’s book The Cantonists – The Jewish Children’s Army of the Tsar that I began to appreciate the dark history of my Russian/ Lithuanian Author: ROBERT HERSOWITZ.

Sons of Russian private soldiers who from to were educated in special "canton schools" for future military service; after the term was applied also to Jewish boys, who, according to a statute issued Sept. 7,were drafted to military service at the age of twelve and placed for their military education in cantonist schools of distant provinces.

Hunted Bears, Cantonists and Nazi Victims Hunted Bears, Cantonists and Nazi Victims. May 1, admin Comments 1 comment. by Yitzhak, בין דין (75) Bibliographies (19) Book Reviews () book sale (5) Book Week (11). Cantonists (1) In Prussia from tomilitary recruits subject to conscription from one district (Kanton), each of which recruited its own regiment.

(2) In Russia fromthe term “cantonist” was applied to soldiers’ sons who were registered at the military department from the day of their birth. To train soldiers’ children for. The Cantonists' Minyan Reb Mordechai, a follower of the third Rebbe of Chabad, Rabbi Menachem Mend el of Lubavitch ( - ) had been dispatched by his Rebbe to wander the countryside of Russia, journeying from town to town, and inspire the Jews scatter ed there with the teachings of Chassidism.

But one day -- it was the day. CANTONISTS. CANTONISTS, Jewish children who were conscripted to military institutions in czarist Russia with the intention that the conditions in which they were placed would force them to adopt "cantonist units" were properly barracks (cantonments) established for children of Russian soldiers.

They provided instruction in drill and military training, as well as a rudimentary. Hello Select your address Today's Deals Best Sellers Customer Service Find a Gift Registry New Releases Books Gift Cards Kindle Books Sell AmazonBasics Amazon Home Coupons Amazon Fashion Toys & Games Computers Automotive Home Improvement Beauty & Personal Care TV & Video Smart Home Health & Household Food & Grocery Baby Whole Foods Amazon Launchpad Home Audio &.

“This is one of the few times that you really can judge a book by its cover,” he concluded. “And I hope you will.” Larry Domnitch is an educator and author.

His books include “The Cantonists: The Jewish Children’s Army of the Tsar “and “The Jewish Holidays: A Journey Through History.” From The .The Cantonists: the Jewish children's army of the Tsar. [Larry Domnitch] -- Based on memoirs of former Cantonists and their contemporaries, describes the fate of Jewish servicemen in the Russian army during the rule of Nicholas I, before Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Cantonists: The Jewish Children's Army of the Czar by Larry Domnitch (PB) at the best online prices at .