Memorial Book of Kobylnik
(Narach, Belarus)

Published by the Yizkor Books in Print Project

part of Yizkor Books Project of JewishGen, Inc.

Translation of Sefer Kobylnik
Original Yizkor Book Edited by Yitzhak Siegelman
Published in Haifa, 1967 in Hebrew and Yiddish
By Committee of Former Residents of Kobylnik in Israel
Translation Project Coordinator: Anita Frishman Gabbay
Cover Design: Jan Fine
Hard Cover, 11” by 8.5”,
394 pages with all original illustrations and photographs 394 pages with all original illustrations and photographs

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The Memorial Book of Kobylnik was written by former residents of Kobylnik Belarus. Some who left the town before the war wrote articles and essays about the rich Jewish life in town: the people, the dreamers, the doers, the ultra-religious, the secular, the Zionists, the socialists…The various institutions in town, the charities and the help societies for the needy.

Narach is in NW Belarus, 57 miles ENE of Vilnius (Vilna)

Alternate names: Alternate names: Narach [Belarussian, since 1964], Kobylnik [Russian, Polish, until 1964], Kobilnik [Yiddish], Kabylnik [Belarussian, until 1964], Kobilniki, Naracz [Polish, since 1964], Naroch' [Russian, since 1964], Narac [Belarussian], Narocius [Lithuanian], Narutch

Nearby Jewish Communities:

Myadzyel 11 miles ESE
Svir 13 miles WSW
Pastavy 14 miles NNE
Adutiškis, Lithuania 15 miles NNW
Lyntupy 17 miles WNW
Stajetiškė, Lithuania 18 miles NNW
Mikhalishki 22 miles WSW
Dunilavičy 24 miles ENE
Mielagėnai, Lithuania 24 miles NNW
Švenčionys, Lithuania 25 miles NW

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