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a city of southeastern Latvia

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After the 1905 revolution, soldiers camped in Rothko's hometown of Dvinsk, where his family remained until they left for America in 1913.
His father,Velvel, was born in Dvinsk in Russia and joined the army where he met his future wife, Frumke.
(38.) See, e.g., Meir Simcha ha-Kohen of Dvinsk, Or Sameach (commentary on Maimonides) MT Judges, Kings 3:10 (New York: Freidman Publishers, 1963); Avraham Burnstein, Avnei Nezer (Petrokov: Fulman Press, 1934), Y.D.
In Pskov Barbas obtained a new map, fueled up, adjusted the engine and flew on to Dvinsk, where he landed after a two-hour, twenty-minute flight.
The novel is set in the first decade of the twentieth century in an unspecified Latvian city recognizable as Daugavpils (Dvinsk), where Dobychin lived for much of his life.
Born into an Orthodox Jewish family in Dvinsk, Russia (now Latvia), Rothko (1903-1970) emigrated to Portland, Oregon, at the age of ten.
Meir Simha of Dvinsk, a late eighteenth-century commentator on Maimonides' code, the king's authority in cases such as these stems from "his role as the preserver of the social order," the definition of which is provided by "the Noahide laws, and this is a rational principle."(46) Other commentators extend the Israelite king's powers to offenses other than bloodshed, for example, sexual crimes and protection of property.(47)
The musical compositions were given titles such as "Love's Theme" by Esenvalds, inspired by Rothko's 1948 painting CR #391; "Yellow-and-Red" by Maskats, inspired by Rothko's 1954 painting CR #516; "Autumnal" by Vasks, inspired by Rothko's 1954 painting CR #513; and "Swing of Dvinsk" by Pauls, inspired by Rothko's 1968 painting 1291.68.
Meir Simhah Ha-Kohen of Dvinsk (1843-1926), in his Meshekh Hokhmah commentary (to Num.
Born into a thoroughly secularized Jewish family, he proudly traced his ancestry to a grand rabbi of Dvinsk (Daugavpils) from the 18th century, a portrait of whom he kept in his Moscow apartment.
The correspondent cited the Meshech Chochma, written by Rabbi Meir Simcha of Dvinsk, Latvia, who wrote in the early 20th century that Jews should be wary of getting too comfortable in a country, lest the native population be reminded of the Jewish people's otherness and expel them, or worse.