Fate of the Old Jewish Synagogue in Náyshtot-Távrik (Žemaičių Naumiestis); Updates to 6 February 2014



ניישטאָט⸗טאַווריק / Náyshtot-Távrik (Žemaičių Naumiestis):

A Municipality in Western Lithuania May Soon Demolish 1816 Synagogue Building

Samuel Gruber’s Report and Proposals

Town’s Jewish citizens were humiliated and murdered during the Holocaust;  Berelovitz and Yosilevich families, who returned after the war, were murdered by “Forest Brothers”

Last old synagogue building in town to be taken down? PHOTO: Stasys Bielskis (Lrytas.lt)

Background: JewishGenHALdistrict municipalityBerl Kagan 1991 on the town’s Jewish history (in Yiddish)Dov Levin 1996 (in Hebrew)Map of Lithuanian Jewish communities and their Holocaust fate

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