6/27/2011 3:12 AM
This man looks very religious, more like a rabbi than a mayor. The link below is to lithuanian site about jews in Zagare. There are a lot of names of famous and distinguished jews. It is in lithuanian. You can translate it using google translate:
here is a translation by google about famous rabbis from Zagare:
Žagarė Jewish community is known for famous rabbis and preachers. Žagarė lived in the old rabbis Jekutielis - Zalman, Kalonimus Goldstein, Duberis Rabbi, Isaac - Aizikas Rabinovich, Chaim Lurje, Cemachas Zaks, CVI Pšedmeiskis. The new rabbis belonged to the rabbinate Žagarė Hurvičius Simon, Elijah Sikh, Uri - David Apirjonas, Chaim - CVI Broide, Jacob, Joseph, Bencionas Feldman, James Kacas, Korba, Chaim, Israel Reif, Jude - Leiba Reif, Isaac Reif. Was born Nathan Žagarė Rafael Rabinovich (1835 - 1888), a world renowned Talmudic scholar, has written 16 volumes of scientific work on it.