Yekaterinoslav


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Yekaterinoslav

(Russian jɪkətɪrinaˈslaf) or

Ekaterinoslav

n
(Placename) the former name (1787–96, 1802–1926) of Dnepropetrovsk
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Noun1.Yekaterinoslav - city in east central Ukraine on the Dnieper River; center of metallurgical industry
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Czekotowski was born on 2 March 1901 in Yekaterinoslav (until 2016 known as Dniepropetrowsk, at present Dniepr) in the Ukraine.
Levin employed and honed his magidic speaking skills once again when he became the crown rabbi of Grodno and Yekaterinoslav, and then as official preacher of the prominent Vilna synagogue, Tabarat Ha-Kodesh, where Levin defied prevailing conventions by lecturing on Zionism in Yiddish.
My maternal grandmother, who was my surrogate mother for much of my childhood, had come to the United States alone, at the age of sixteen, from Yekaterinoslav, in the Ukraine.