Ghetto Wikipedia

Ghetto - Wikipedia.

A ghetto, often called the ghetto, is a part of a city in which members of a minority group live, especially as a result of political, social, legal, environmental or economic pressure. Ghettos are often known for being more impoverished than other areas of the city. Versions of the ghetto appear across the world, each with their own names, classifications, and groupings of people..

Minsk Ghetto - Wikipedia.

History. The Soviet census of 1926 showed 53,700 Jews living in Minsk (constituting close to 41% of the city's inhabitants).. The ghetto was created on 28 June 1941, soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union and capture of the city of Minsk, capital of the Belorussian SSR. On the fifth day after the occupation, 2,000 Jewish intelligentsia were massacred by the Germans; ....