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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia
Town in the government of Kiev, Russia, with a Jewish population (1898) of 2,800, in a total of 6,500. Of the 541 Jewish artisans, 112 are tailors and 206 tanners. About eighty families receive alms at Passover. There is a Talmud Torah, attended by more than one hundred children. Brusilov has also twenty-two private schools, a hospital, a poorhouse, and a "Gemilut Ḥesed" (society for lending money without interest).
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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Brusilov'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tje/​b/brusilov.html. 1901.