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

55° 35' / 22° 44'

Translation of the “Katiliske” chapter from
Pinkas Hakehillot Lita

Written by Dov Levin

Published by Yad Vashem

Published in Jerusalem, 1996



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In Yiddish, Kotlovtshizne, In Polish Kotlovscizma

Translated by Shimon Joffe

An estate in the Raseiniai district, in the vicinity of Kraziai. Before the First World War the estate covered an area of 260 hectares (approximately 2600 dunams), and belonged to the Jewish family headed by I. Gordon. After the demise of his wife, Dvoreh-Hindeh (Berman), the estate came into the hands of the Michael Berman family. The estate also existed during the period of Lithuanian independence.


Komunistu Zodis (A newspaper in the region of Kelme), 11.6.1988.

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