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Capetown, South Africa 2000
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This is the: Memorial book: the Ritavas Community; A Tribute to the Memory of our Town,
Edited by Dr Dina Porat and Ronib Stauber,
and published in 2000 in Cape Town, South Africa, by The Kaplan-Kushlick Foundation.
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|Foreword (Riteve - A Jewish Shtetl In Lithuania)
|A Background to the Story of Riteve
|Part One: Lithuania and its Jewish Community
|Part Two: Riteve and Its Jewish Community
|Part Three: What Makes a Litvak a Litvak
|The Jewish Shtetl in Lithuania
|The Jews of Lithuania in the InterWar Period
|History of Riteve
|Memoirs From Riteve
|Personalities in Riteve
|Public and Zionist Institutions
|The Jewish Sabbath and Holidays
|The Holocaust in Riteve
|The Holocaust of Lithuanian Jewry
|The destruction of the Riteve community
|Yizkor: List of Victims
|A South African Returns to the Lithuanian Shtetl
|HaMelitz, No. 128, June 24, 1900.
(A list of names of about 100 donors from Riteve,
who collected 26.20 roubles for a fund for the hungry in Bessarabia.)
|They Died For Israel Some Obituaries
|Glossary of Jewish Terms
|Footnotes on the Chapters
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