Protecting Our Litvak Heritage
A History of 50 Jewish Communities in Lithuania

Author: Josef Rosin

Introduction by Professor Dov Levin, Hebrew University

Edited by: Joel Alpert and Sue Levy

Published by: The Friends of the Yurburg Jewish Cemetery, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida

First Printing: February 2009, Shevat 5769



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Protecting Our Litvak Heritage (A History of 50 Jewish Communities in Lithuania)
Author: Josef Rosin, Edited by Joel Alpert and Sue Levy,
Published by The Friends of the Yurburg Jewish Cemetery, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, 2009

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Map of Lithuania  
Preface and Acknowledgments i
Editor's Note ii
Introduction by Professor Dov Levin iii
About the Author, Josef Rosin xxviii
Common Sources Used xxviii
Acknowledgements xxix
Notes to the Reader xxix
Glossary of Non-English Words xxx
Names of Town (Lat. And Long.) xxxiv
 
Lithuanian Name Yiddish Name Page
Akmenė Akmyan 1
Čekiškė Tsaikishok 6
Eržvilkas Erzhvilik 20
Garliava Gudleve 25
Gelvonai Gelvan 31
Girkalnis Girtegole 39
Grinkiškis Grinkishok 43
Griškabūdis Grishkabud 52
Jieznas Yezne 55
Kaltinėnai Kaltinan 62
Kamajai Kamai 67
Kražiai Kruzh 76
Krekenava Krakinove 89
Kuršėnai Kurshan 108
Laižuva Laizeve 130
Laukuva Loikeve 135
Leipalingis Leipun 140
Liudvinavas Ludvinove 147
Luokė Luknik 152
Miroslavas Miroslav 161
Molėtai Maliat 166
Nemakščiai Nemoksht 175
Onuškis Anishok 186
Pašvitinys Pashvitin 191
Pikeliai Pikeln 197
Plateliai Plotel 209
Pumpėnai Pumpyan 214
Ramygala Remigole 221
Raseiniai Rasein 230
Rietavas Riteve 260
Seda Siad 274
Šeduva Shadeve 285
Seredžius Srednik 307
Šiluva Shidleve 313
Surviliškis Survilishok 319
Suvainiškis Suveinishok 322
Svedasai Svadushch 327
Troškūnai Trashkun 334
Tryškiai Trishik 341
Tytuvėnai Tsitevyan 351
Vabalninkas Vabolnik 357
Vaiguva Vaigeve 367
Vainutas Vainute 371
Veliouna Velon 382
Viduklė Vidukle 389
Viekšniai Vekshne 398
Ylakiai Yelok 416
Zapyškis Sapizishok 422
Žarėnai Zharan 427
Židikai Zhidik 430


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