Pale of Settlement

   The twenty-five western provinces of czarist Russia to which Jewish residence was confined.

Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament. . 2012.

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  • PALE OF SETTLEMENT — (Rus. Cherta (postoyannoy yevreyskoy) osedlosti), territory within the borders of czarist Russia wherein the residence of Jews was legally authorized. Limits for the area in which Jewish settlement was permissible in Russia came into being when… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Pale of Settlement — Map showing the Pale of Settlement and Congress Poland with the percentages of Jewish population (circa 1905). The Pale of Settlement (Russian: Черта оседлости, chertá osédlosti, Yiddish …   Wikipedia

  • Pale of Settlement — noun A particular region of Russia from 1791 to 1917, designated for Jews …   Wiktionary

  • Pale (disambiguation) — Pale may refer to:Color*Paleness (color), a relative lightness of color *Pale, a variance of human skin color, especially: **Pallor, a symptom of low oxygen content in bloodGeography*Pale, a space or jurisdiction lying within a clear… …   Wikipedia

  • pale — pale1 palely, adv. paleness, n. /payl/, adj., paler, palest, v., paled, paling. adj. 1. lacking intensity of color; colorless or whitish: a pale complexion. 2. of a low degree of chroma, saturation, or purity; approaching whit …   Universalium

  • Pale — A pale is a territory or jurisdiction (possibly non territorial) under a given authority, or the limits of such a jurisdiction. The term was often used in cases where the territory or jurisdiction outside the pale was considered hostile.A famous… …   Wikipedia

  • Pale (Irland) — Als The Pale wurde zunächst der gesamte Besitz normannischer Herrscher an Irlands Ostküste bezeichnet, der sich im späteren Mittelalter aber nur noch auf das Gebiet um Dublin (Irland) beschränkte. The Pale (rot) um etwa 1450 Ab 1169 kamen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pale — Der Name Pale bezeichnet: eine bosnische Stadt, siehe Pale (Bosnien) eine Gemeinde in der Föderation Bosnien und Herzegowina, siehe Pale Prača das historische Gebiet rund um Dublin, siehe Pale (Irland) eine antike Stadt auf Kefalonia siehe: Pale… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pale, Bosnia and Herzegovina — Infobox Settlement settlement type = subdivision type = Country subdivision name =Bosnia and Herzegovinasubdivision type1 = subdivision name1 = subdivision type2 = subdivision name2 = timezone=CET utc offset=+1 timezone DST = CEST utc offset DST …   Wikipedia

  • Pale-Prača — Infobox Settlement official name = PAGENAME settlement type = subdivision type = Country subdivision name = BIH timezone=CET utc offset=+1 map caption =Location of PAGENAME within Bosnia and Herzegovina. timezone DST=CEST utc offset DST=+2… …   Wikipedia

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