“Zudz” - Encyclopedia of Jewish
Communities in Lithuania
(Lithuania)

Translation of the “Zudz” chapter from
Pinkas Hakehillot Lita

Written by Josef Rosin

Published by Yad Vashem

Published in Jerusalem, 1996


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Zudz

Written by Josef Rosin

Translated by Shaul Yannai

In Yiddish, Zudz

A small village near Ramygala in the district of Panevezys. In 1889, a few Jewish families lived in Zudz. One night, a girl of 15 was kidnapped and taken to the priest to convert her religion. The girl was returned to her family after the police intervened in the matter.


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