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Town in the district of Bialy, near Brest-Litovsk, Russia. Though in 1566 there was no Jew among its 400 house-owners, its customs revenues were farmed out to Jews. In 1589 the customs and mills were leased to the Jews Leibka, Wolfovich, and Itzka. According to Samuel ben Phoebus ("Ṭiṭ ha-Yawen") 200 Jews were killed in Lomazy during the Cossack uprising (1648-49). In 1897 the Jews of Lomazy numbered 1,100 in a total population of 3,200.

  • Russko-Yevreiski Arkhiv, ii., No. 232;
  • Regesty, i., Nos. 669, 671;
  • Samuel ben Phoebus, Ṭiṭ ha-Yawen.
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