A while ago, back when I first met Justin and Jens-Olaf, we discussed (among other things) the Jewish population of Estonia's first Republic. While it is a historical fact that Estonia was the first country under Nazi occupation to have been declared "judenfrei", it's often overlooked that the Estonian Jewish congregation was far smaller than that in either Latvia and Lithuania.
From AnTyx, the blog of a blogger of Russian-Jewish descent who lives in Tartu.
Click here for the complete entry, posted on December 19th.:
Pale of Settlement