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Alternate names: Chachersk [Bel], Chechersk [Rus, Yid], Czeczersk [Pol], Čačersk, Belarusian: Чачэрск. Russian: Чечерск. Located at 52°55' N, 30°55' E, 35 miles N of Homyel (Gomel). The uprising under Bogdan Chmielnicki in 1648, taken by the Cossacks, all the Jews were murdered. 1898 Jewish population: 1,692 out of 2,819. 1900 Jewish population: 1,700. 153.7 miles ESE of Minsk, now in Gomel Oblast. Alternate name: CHECHERSK,

1926 Jewish population:1,313 principally engaged in commerce, but 323 in various handicrafts. 158 owned shops, 60 were wage-workers, 31 day-laborers, and 105 apprentices. Shoemaking predomined, 120 persons.  March 2009]

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Chechersk is in the area contaminated by Chernobyl but not restricted to visitors. Source: Franklin J. Swartz This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [December 2000]



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