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Professor Hirsch Sabsovich personified the global character of organized Jewish farming life from the late 1800s until the mid-1900s.
For more on his early life in the Russian Empire and his extraordinary role as a leader of the Woodbine colony, see the film below.




Sabsovich at a colonist’s home in Woodbine             Sabsovich & young people in Woodbine

Credit: Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage at Stockton University