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Shtetls of Belarus

Volozhin, Oshmiany uyezd, Vilna gubernia

Latitude: 5405' Longitude: 2632'

Also known as VALOZHYN, VOLOZHY'N, and Wolozyn



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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 Volozhin. To search other spellings of Volozhin, use the box above the SEARCH ABD button.


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


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


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Search the Jewish Encyclopedia website for articles about Volozhin.  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 Volozhin. To search other spellings of Volozhin, 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 Volozhin. There may also be information in the Routes to Roots Foundation Archive Database under an alternate name of Volozhin. To search other spellings of Volozhin, use the box above the SEARCH RTR button.

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

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

A translation of a Yizkor book for Volozhin is not available yet. Click here for information on getting a book translated.

Links for the shtetl of Volozhin

Click here for a picture of Volozhin Yeshiva (1998)
Click here for an article by Alex Friedman
Click here for photos and links from Volozhin
Click here for Preserve Historic Sites. Press Release and picture sent to Belarus SIG by Frank Swartz, EEJHP Executive Director

Links for the uyezd of Oshmiany

Click here for the Oshmiany research group

Links for the gubernia of Vilna

Click here for for more information on the Vilna uyezd of Vilna guberniya, currently all within Lithuania
Click here for Historical Background -- Administrative Divisions of Lithuania
Click here for the 1842 Creation of Kovno Guberniya Changed the Borders of the Vilna Guberniya and Grodno Guberniya.
Click here for the Jewish agricultural colonies in Western Russia, prior to 1904, by Lou Goldman

Volozhin (taken by Harriet Kasow, 5/99)
Volozhin Jewish cemetery. (undated by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Volozhin Jewish cemetery. (undated by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Volozhin Jewish cemetery. (undated by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Volozhin Jewish cemetery. (undated by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Volozhin yeshiva. (from the Union of Religious Jewish Congregations of the Republic of Belarus 5763 calendar, contributed by Yuri Dorn (iro@open.by))


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