Telz, Lithuania

 

Jewish Community of Telz

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Telšiai, Lithuania


Telšiai [Lith], Telshi [Rus], Telzh [Yid], Telsze [Pol], Telsche [Ger], Telši [Latv], Telšē, Teltsch, Telshe, Telschi, Telsh, Telshie, Telšių, Telz


Russian: Тельши. Yiddish: טעלז.

Former uyezd capital, in NW Lithuania. 99 miles NW of Kaunas (Kovno), 42 miles W of Šiauliai (Shavl).


Jewish Population in 1900: 3,088


1900: 

Telshi, Telshi uyezd, Kovno gubernia, Russian Empire

1930: 

Telšiai, Telšiai apskritis, Lithuania


Go to: JewishGen Communities Database


Location: Latitude 54 deg 46', Longitude 22 deg 53'

  1. 150 miles (240 km.) Northwest of Vilnius (Vilna)


Link to large scale Map



Background Information


Click for Article on Telz by Joseph Rosin

English edited by Sarah and Mordechai Kopfstein


Article: Telshe - 120 Years Since the Founding of the Yeshiva



Searchable Databases

  1. Find other researchers for your shtetl by searching JewishGen Family Finder (JGFF)

  2. Search Yad Vashem

  3. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

  4. Search the Litvak ALD

  5. Check to see if there is a Yizkor book

  6. Check the Cemetery Database


 

Other web sites:

Wiesenthal Center

Jewish Family History

kapciamiestis.org



The original ShtetlLinks site compiled by the late Joseph Rosin z”l and webmaster Joel Alpert

It was originally created on 1 October 2001 and last updated on 30 June 2014

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