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Lepel, Lepel uyezd, Vitebsk gubernia

Latitude: 5453' Longitude: 2842'

Also known as LYEPYEL'



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Click here for the homepage of Lepel.

JewishGen ShtetlSeeker will allow you to find Lepel on a map, as well as find other shtetls with similar names.



The All Belarus Database contains hundreds of thousands of entries.  There may also be information in the All Belarus Database under an alternate name of Lepel. To search other spellings of Lepel, use the box above the SEARCH ABD button.


Search the Belarus SIG website for Lepel.  There may also be information on the Belarus SIG website under an alternate name of Lepel. To search other spellings of Lepel, use the box above the SEARCH BSIG button.


Search the JewishGen website for Lepel.  There may also be information on the JewishGen website under an alternate name of Lepel. To search other spellings of Lepel, use the box above the SEARCH JewishGen button.


Search JewishGen's ShtetLinks website for Lepel.  There may also be information on the JewishGen ShtetLinks website under an alternate name of Lepel. To search other spellings of Lepel, use the box above the SEARCH ShtetLinks button.


Search the Jewish Encyclopedia website for articles about Lepel.  This site contains the complete contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between 1901-1906. There may also be information in the Jewish Encyclopedia under an alternate name of Lepel. To search other spellings of Lepel, use the box above the SEARCH JE button.



The Routes to Roots Foundation Archive Database contains a comprehensive list of archival holdings for Belarus, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, and the Ukraine.  Use the link on the left to see if there are any records for Lepel. There may also be information in the Routes to Roots Foundation Archive Database under an alternate name of Lepel. To search other spellings of Lepel, use the box above the SEARCH RTR button.

Search the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Research Institute Reading Room for information on Lepel. There may also be information in the USHMM database under an alternate name of Lepel. To search other spellings of Lepel, use the box above the SEARCH USHMM button.

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Search the JewishGen Discussion Group Archives for newsgroup postings about Lepel.  The SIG (special interest group) newsgroups contain postings for a specific area, whereas the JewishGen newsgroup is more general.

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The Yizkor Book Database lists where you can find memorial books for Lepel. There may also be Yizkor books available under an alternate name of Lepel. To search the available Yizkor books by an alternate name, use the box above the AVAILABLE button.

Click here for the translated Yizkor book of Lepel.

Links for the shtetl of Lepel

Click here for Membership of the Lepel prayer house and synagogue - 1841-1846 - Lepel, Vitebsk Gubernia, by Irene Kudish
Click here for REACQUAINTANCE - A journey to Senno, Belarus

Links for the gubernia of Vitebsk

Click here for 1911 Vitebsk vsia rossiia
Click here for an article by Alex Friedman
Click here for Guberniya District Maps from the 1899 edition of Vsia Rossiia, by Michael Steinore. Link for Vitebsk Gubernia is at the bottom of this page.
Click here for Jewish population of Vitebsk gubernia according to the 1897 census
Click here for the 1911 Vsia Rossiia - Vitebsk Gubernia - data compiled by members of the Belarus SIG
Click here for the Jewish agricultural colonies in Western Russia, prior to 1904, by Lou Goldman
Click here for the Vitebsk Regional Library
Click here for Vitebsk gubernia page of the Belarus SIG. Includes a list of all the known shtetls for this gubernia.


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