Svislovitch, Swislotsch, Sislevitch
Latitude: 53º02' Longitude: 24º06'
Description: Not to be confused with Svisloch (Grodno Gubernia). Located North of and close to Bobruisk.
1912-Mordecai Dov Alpert, born 1855, was rabbi here. Birthplace of Shmarya Levin 1867-1935, Zionist activist. Childhood in Exile, 1929, was an English tranlation of his memoir of childhood years in Svislotch.
References: There is an article about Svisloch in the Russian language Jewish Encyclopedia (Evreiskaya Encyclopedia). The article can be found in volume XIV, page 74-75, and is 25 lines long. (contributed by Joel Spector)
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