Kamenka, Belarus
53°33' N, 24°31' E

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Alternate names: Kamenka [Rus, Bel], Kamionka [Pol], Kaminka [Yid], Komionka, Russian/Belarusian: Каменка.

The town of Kaminka is not an old town. It is mentioned in the History of Poland as the encampment of King Karl XII (the Swede) in 1706, when he fought against Peter the Great.

near Szczyuczyn. Kagan: ?7199. 1912 rabbi: Yitzak Dov Ber ben Yitzak Levin (1859-?). see Piechotka, Maria and Kazimierz. Wooden Synagogues, 1959.

Sources: Szczuczyn Yizkor Book

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