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Kehila קהילה [Hebrew] n. (pl. kehilot קהילות):
Jewish Community.  Used to refer to a Jewish community, anywhere in the world.

JewishGen KehilaLinks (formerly "ShtetLinks") is a project facilitating web pages commemorating the places where Jews have lived.  KehilaLinks provides the opportunity for anyone with an interest in a place to create web pages about that community.  These web pages may contain information, pictures, databases, and links to other sources providing data about that place.

Click on the region below to see a list of KehilaLinks sites in that region.
All places are listed by their modern names in their current countries.  Yiddish and other names follow in parentheses.

Americas Asia & Africa Australia Belarus & Russia
Hungary & Slovakia Latvia Lithuania Middle East
Poland Romania & Moldova Ukraine Western Europe
Region / District Studies British Isles Off-site Resources

Don't see your community listed?  Learn how to add your own KehilaLinks page.

Click on the toolbar above to take you to a list of cities and towns that are within today's borders of that country or area.  Keep in mind that borders have changed through the years, so if you don't see your place listed, check the neighboring countries to see if it might appear within their current borders (e.g.: Smorgon, traditionally associated with Lithuania, is in Belarus today).  KehilaLinks continues to grow, so check back often.

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All information on KehilaLinks pages is provided by JewishGen volunteers.  Each site is the responsibility of the individual site owner, so please contact him or her for further information.  JewishGen does not verify the information provided, nor do we have any additional information about these places which does not appear publicly on the JewishGen website.

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