Grusenberg, Oscar

   Russian lawyer. He was a St Petersburg trial lawyer and championed political and civil liberties. He acted for the defence in the Beilis blood libel case of 1913.

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  • GRUSENBERG, OSCAR OSIPOVICH — (1866–1940), advocate in Russia also active in Jewish communal affairs, born in Yekaterinoslav. After completing his legal studies at the University of Kiev in 1889, he was invited to prepare for a professorship at the university on the condition …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Grusenberg, Oscar Osipovich — (1866–1940)    Russian lawyer. As a brilliant St Petersburg trial lawyer, Grusen berg championed political and civil liberties. The highlight of his career was the successful conduct of the defence in the BEILIS blood libel case of 1913. In 1929 …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Oscar Gruzenberg — Drawing of Gruzenberg. Oskar Osipovich Gruzenberg (in German transliteration Grusenberg; Russian: Оскар Осипович Грузенберг; 1866–1940) was a prominent Russian defense attorney. Life Gruzenberg was born to a family of a Jewish merchant in Kiev in …   Wikipedia

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  • BLONDES, DAVID — BLONDES, DAVID, victim of a blood libel in Vilna in 1900. Blondes, a young Jewish barber, was accused by his Polish housemaid of assaulting her and was subsequently imprisoned. Since the charge was made shortly before Passover, rumors began to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Affaire Beilis — Menahem Mendel Beilis (en russe : Менахем Мендель Бейлис) ; (1874 1934) est un Juif ukrainien accusé d avoir commis un crime rituel en 1911. Ce procès, à l issue duquel il est acquitté, déclenche une vague de critiques contre la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Procès de Beilis — Affaire Beilis Antisémitisme Fondamentaux Définitions : Antijudaïsme · Antisémitisme · Judéophobie Allégations : « Peuple déicide, perfide et usurier, profanateurs  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • BEILINSON, MOSHE — (1889–1936), Hebrew writer, journalist, and one of the chief spokesmen of the labor movement in Ereẓ Israel. Beilinson, who was born in Veprika, Russia, qualified as a doctor in 1913. A supporter of the Russian socialist movement, he was won over …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • DNEPROPETROVSK — (Yekaterinoslav until 1926), city and industrial center situated on the River Dnieper in Ukraine. Jews first settled there shortly after its foundation in 1778, and in 1804 the town was included in the pale of settlement . The community numbered… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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