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Berek Joselewicz

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The Secret Jewish History of Napoleon Bonaparte
Since Napoleon was always seeking new recruits to fight for him, would he have heard about the Polish Jewish soldiers Berek Joselewicz and Joseph Aronowicz who fought for the military leader Tadeusz Kościuszko?
PHIL POTEMPA: Documentary about Kosciuszko with PNC professor airing on PBS
His ally Berek Joselewicz formed the first wholly Jewish military unit since biblical times and called Kosciuszko "a messenger from God." Muslims and a black man named Jean Lapierre traveled to Poland to join Kosciuszko's multicultural revolution.
This Day in Jewish History 1794: Polish Resistance Forms Jewish Cavalry
Dov Baer (or Berek, in Polish) Joselewicz was a Jewish Polish financial administrator born in 1764 (also on September 17) in Katinga, in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. After a traditional Jewish education, Joselewicz became proficient in business, ...
WATCH: New Warsaw Museum Tells Story of Poland's Jews
One is Berek Joselewicz, an 18th-century Polish-army colonel who became a Polish national hero after commanding a Jewish brigade against the Russians in a failed Polish bid to regain independence. The museum is full of pictures, films and documents, ...
The Statute of Kalisz's Great Legacy

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