"Plunge 4," A Pogrom circa 1880 A particularly vicious wave of anti-Semitism swept Eastern Europe in the 1880s. Organized Russian massacres of Jews called pogroms sparked mass Jewish flight to America. Courtesy of YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. Print Full Image Related contentWomen of Valor: Emma Lazarus How to cite this pageJewish Women's Archive. ""Plunge 4," A Pogrom circa 1880." (Viewed on August 24, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/plunge-4-photo-of-pogrom>.