Yakov Brafman( Writer on European Affairs)
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Biography Yakov Brafman
(about 1825 - 1879).
Born into a Jewish family, the 34 th year of life adopted Orthodoxy. In 1858, with the passage of the Emperor Alexander II in Minsk, handed him a note about the Jews to explain which was summoned to St. Petersburg in 1866. printed in Vilna Gazette article "Looking Jewish, Orthodox, on the reform of everyday life of the Jewish people in Russia," which proved to harm the Jewish self -. In 1869, Mr.. Brafman published a book "Jewish fraternity" and then "Book Kagan, has generated extensive debate in the periodicals and has withstood the four editions (V., 1869, St. Petersburg., 1875, 1882, 1888). Book Kagan is a translation of a collection of true decisions of the Minsk Jewish Hagan end of the XVIII century and from the foreword, . which Brafman, . not to mention the abolition Hagan in 1844, . tries to prove, . that the Jews are the State of the State,
. Book Kagan and later performances Brafman in the press contributed to the growth of anti-Semitism in Russia. Two recent, expanded edition of the Book of Kagan and translate it into French, Brafman released after the death of his son Alexander, who with his note on the Jewish question had an influence on the works of the "Committee of the Jews" 1881 - 2 years. - See. Systematic index of literature on the Jews "(St. Petersburg, 1893).