“Strevininkai” - Encyclopedia of Jewish
Communities in Lithuania
(Strevininkai, Lithuania)

54° 47' / 24° 30'

Translation of the “Strevininkai” chapter from
Pinkas Hakehillot Lita

Written by Josef Rosin

Published by Yad Vashem

Published in Jerusalem, 1996


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Strevininkai

In Yiddish, Stravenink

Written by Josef Rosin

Translated by Shimon Joffe

A small village in the Trakai district, 3 km south east of Ziezmariai. In the 80s'of the 19th century it had a Jewish community. In the listing of Jewish artisans in Lithuania in 1938 Strevininkai is mentioned. The Shokhet (ritual slaughterer) Yehuda Leib Golomb, lived in Eretz Yisrael from 1920. His son, Abraham Golomb, was a well known Yiddish writer. With the conquest of Lithuania by the Germans, the town Jews shared the fate of the other Jews in the area.


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