A village or small town; -- usually referring to Jewish towns in Eastern Europe.
(Yid. "village"): the Eastern European townships where many Jews lived in the previous centuries
(Yid.): an Eastern European township of the kind in which many Jews lived in recent centuries
(Yiddish), pl. shtetlakh — Small Jewish town or Jewish enclave within a town in eastern Europe.
Yiddish] small town(s)
(lit., "village"): the basic living unit of the Jewish community in Eastern Europe.
The shtetl (little Jewish towns) was the primary social unit for Eastern Eurpoean Jews from the late Middle Ages until modern times. The towns, centers of economic and religous activity, were the result of incentives by Polish nobles to migrating German Jews.
A Yiddish word describing a small town or rural village that was predominantly Jewish.
a little city, town, or village of pre-WWII Jewish communities
a market town
a town, from borderlands of Germany through to Kiev
A Yiddish word meaning a Jewish village.
a small community of Jews, usually reminiscent of the small towns in Poland before the Holocaust. p. 110, 112
A small Jewish town or village in Eastern Europe.
Yiddish word for small Jewish town or village.
Yiddish word for small town where most Jews lived in eastern Europe within the Pale of Settlement where they were allowed to live. SHIVA: The seven day period of mourning after the burial of a close family member.
Eastern European Jewish ghetto village created by bans on Jews anywhere else.
A shtetl (, diminutive form of Yiddish shtot ×©×˜×Ö¸×˜, "town") was typically a small town with a large Jewish population forced to live there by Germans in pre-Holocaust Central and Eastern Europe. Shtetls (Yiddish plural: shtetlekh) were mainly found in the areas which constituted the 19th century Pale of Settlement in the Russian Empire, the Congress Kingdom of Poland, Galicia, and Romania. A larger city, like Lemberg or Czernowitz, was called a shtot ; a smaller village was called a dorf .