Protecting Our Litvak Heritage
Hardcover. 488 pages. Dimensions: 9.4in. x 6.2in. x 1.3in.The noted historian and Litvak (Jews of Lithuanian heritage), Josef Rosin, presents the history of 50 Jewish towns in Lithuania. The book includes information about the founding of the settlements, their development into vibrant communities, and their ultimate destruction in the Shoah (Holocaust). This is Josefs third book, which brings to 102, the number of communities that he has documented. The thorough coverage shows the rich culture from which many American, South African and Israeli Jews of Litvak heritage can trace their history. This book is a rich resource for Litvak genealogists to extend their knowledge to understand the communities from which their ancestors came. This book is a valuable resource for libraries, synagogues and Litvak homes. Below is the list of towns with the Yiddish name first, and the Lithuanian name in parenthesis: Akmyan (Akmen), Anishok (Onukis), Erzhvilik (Ervilkas), Gelvan (Gelvonai), Girtegole (Girkalnis), Grinkishok (Grinkikis), Grishkabud (Grikabdis), Gudleve (Garliava), Kaltinan (Kaltinnai), Kamai (Kamajai), Krakinove (Krekenava), Kruzh (Kraiai), Kurshan (Kurnai), Laizeve (Laiuva), Leipun (Leipalingis), Loikeve (Laukuva), Ludvinove (Liudvinavas), Luknik (Luok), Maliat (Moltai), Miroslav (Miroslavas), Nemoksht (Nemakiai), Pashvitin (Pavitinys), Pikeln (Pikeliai), Plotel (Plateliai), Pumpyan (Pumpnai), Rasein (Raseiniai), Remigole (Ramygala), Riteve (Rietavas), Sapizishok (Zapykis), Shadeve (eduva), Shidleve (iluva), Siad (Seda), Srednik (Seredius), Survilishok (Survilikis), Svadushch (Svedasai), Trashkun (Troknai), Trishik (Trykiai), Tsaikishok (ekik), Tsitevyan (Tytuvnai), Vabolnik (Vabalninkas), Vaigeve (Vaiguva), Vainute (Vainutas), Vekshne (Viekniai), Velon (Veliouna), Vidukle (Vidukl), Yelok (Ylakiai), Yezne (Jieznas), Zharan (arnai), and Zhidik (idikai). This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780982228203
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Title: Protecting Our Litvak Heritage
Publisher: Friends of the Yurburg Jewish Cemetery, Inc.
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Book Type: Hardcover
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