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

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Translation of the “Pabirze” chapter from
Pinkas Hakehillot Lita

Written by Josef Rosin

Published by Yad Vashem

Published in Jerusalem, 1996



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(Page 447)


Written by Dov Levin

Translated by Shaul Yannai

In Yiddish, Pabirze

A county center in northern Lithuania, 11 km southwest of Birzai, the district's city. In 1923, there were 97 residents in Pabirze and among them was a single Jew. 2 Jews (apparently from the same family) lived in Pabirze during the German occupation of Lithuania. According to the State Committee findings that investigated Nazi crimes in the district of Birzai, two Jews were murdered in Pabirze.


Masines Zudynes Lietuvoje (Mass Murders in Lithuania), Volume 2, p. 117.

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