“Jovaravas” - Encyclopedia of Jewish
Communities in Lithuania

Translation of the “Jovaravas” chapter
from Pinkas Hakehillot Lita

Written by Josef Rosin

Published by Yad Vashem

Published in Jerusalem, 1996




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Editor: Prof. Dov Levin, Assistant Editor: Josef Rosin, published by Yad Vashem, Jerusalem.


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(Page 319)

Jovaravas

Written by Josef Rosin

Translated by Shaul Yannai

(Yiddish, Yavarove)

A county town about 4 km east of Marijampole, the district's city. In 1923, there were 29 Jews in Jovaravas. In June 1941, when Germany conquered Lithuania, the fate of the Jews of Jovaravas was the same as the fate of the other Jews in the surrounding areas.


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