Virtual Yiddish Mini-Museum of Jewish Life in Interwar Lithuania (Honoring Lithuania’s 100th)


מוזייעלע פון יידישן לעבן אין דער קאָוונער ליטע

Mažasis žydų gyvenimo tarpukario Lietuvoje muziejus

ESTABLISHED IN HONOR OF THE 2018 CENTENARY OF THE RISE OF INDEPENDENT, DEMOCRATIC LITHUANIA IN 1918

by Dovid Katz
See also: Yiddish Mini-Museum of Old Jewish Vilna

EXHIBITS TO DATE 

1919

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The 28 October 1919 issue of Kaunas’s Zionist Yiddish daily Di Yídishe shtíme


1922

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Letter in German from Lithuania’s Jewish Affairs Minister Max Soloveichik to his Weimar counterpart


1923

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Lithuanian-Yiddish Dictionary compiled by the Brothers Kolodni with Lithuanian language editing by Stasys Dabušis and Yiddish language editing by “D.G.”


1923 (b)

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Yiddish deposit slip from the Kaunas Jewish People’s Bank


1925

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Yiddish-Lithuanian state marriage certificate issued confirming 1922 wedding of Míne Kan and Abromas Simonas Fleišmanas (Avrom-Shímen Fleishman) in Žeimelis (Zeyml)


1928

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Textbook in Marijampolė (Maryámpl, Márnpol) to teach children Lithuanian through the medium of Hebrew


1929

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Postcard on bilingual Yiddish-Lithuanian stationery from the Solsky Brothers and Sh. Kh. Broyde in Kazlų Rūda (Kazlove-Rúde) to the Priest of Šeštokai (Shestok)


1932

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Mazltof telegram (in modern Hebrew in Lithuanian transcription) from Marijampolė (Márnpol) to Kaunas (Kóvne) wishing the newlywed couple all the best


1935

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Kaunas Professor N. Šapira (Chaim-Nachman Shapira) Publishes a Book on Modern Jewish Poems about Vilna


1938

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Envelope on trilingual (Hebrew-English-Lithuanian) stationery  of letter from Rabbi Yitskhok-Isaac Sher, head of Slabodka Yeshiva in Kaunas (Kovno) to Philadelphia


1941

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Prescription in Ukmergė (Vílkomir) in Lithuanian and Yiddish, issued by Dr. A. Karlinsky for Mrs. Joffe


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