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LINKS

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1.

The JewishGen Lithuania Database is a multiple-database search, which incorporates databases containing
600,000 entries from Lithuania. This multiple database search facility incorporates all of the following databases:
JewishGen Family Finder )JGFF), JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry (JOWBR), Yizkor Book
Necrologies, HaMagid Lithuanian Donors 1871-72, HaMagid Lithuanian Donors 1871-72, HaMelitz Lithuanian
and Latvian Donors, 1897 Census for Lithuania, Lithuania Internal Passports, 1919-1940, 1897 Census
for Lithuania, LitvakSIG Revision Lists, LitvakSIG Tax and Voters Lists, LitvakSIG Directories Kelme Database,
and much more. The database is a work in progress and new entries are being added regularly.

Search the JewishGen Lithuania Database
The URL: http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Lithuania

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2.

As part of the Yizkor Books Project, Jewishgen.org has a link to an extensive work in translation on Jewish
Life in Lithuania: Translation of Lite, Edited by Dr. Mendel Sudarsky, Uriah Katzenelenbogen, J. Kissin and
Berl Kagan, Published in New York, N.Y., 1951 : 

This work in translation also has a chapter on Mazeikiai, written by 'Josephus,' and translated by Judie Ostroff
Goldstein and Dr. Sonia Kovitz. 

See  http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lita/Lit1589.html

Yizkor Book Project banner

See also the Yizkor Book Project page : http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ 

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3.

Link to:  

Yad Vashem home page

The Central Database of Shoah Victims' Names:

In HEBREW

In ENGLISH

For example, typing Mazeikiai in the 'Location' search window will produce over 1,000 names of victims from
Mazheik.

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4.

Links to websites about Mazeikiai:

a) Official Mazeikiai Municipality

b) Wkipedia

c) Mazeikiai Museum

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5.

Holocaust Atlas of Lithuania

The Mass Murder of the Jews in Mažeikiai & surrounding areas

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6.

Link to the YIVO Archives and Library Collection

Guide to the Yivo Archives

Location of the material of the Mazheik Jewish Community in the archive:

Collection RG 2: Lithuanian Jewish Communities
Box #30
Folders #573 & #583

Overview of Mazheik Jewish Community Material at Mazheik Memorial

Link to the YIVO Online Photographic Catalog: http://yivo1000towns.cjh.org/
There are 7 scenes photographed between 1930 - 1939, mainly of children.
In order to view, one must register his/her particulars, click on 'Search Catalog' and enter Mazeikiai, Lithuania.

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7.

Researchers are advised to list their surname/town interests in the JewishGen Family Finder (JGFF) 

List of Archives for researchers : List of Archives from the Family Research page

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8.

Homepage of the Association of Lithuanian Jews in Israel

In English

In Hebrew

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9.

Trigor's memoir of Mazeikiai in the National Library of Israel catalog:

Hebrew

English

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10.

Mazeikiai page on the JewishGen Community Database Town Finder

Lithuanian-Jewish Special Interest Group (Litvak SIG) Homepage

All Lithuanian Database (ALD) Search Form

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11.

1928 Mazeikiai Movie at YouTube, filmed by Wolf Rabinowitz , son of Tuvia and Frida Rabinowitz of Mazeikiai,
Lithuania. Wolf emigrated to the United States in 1915. In July 1928, bringing an early movie camera, he returned
to visit his family in Mazeikiai. The 19 min. movie filmed by him can be watched at YouTube at the following link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MbLfNuEpDU

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Compiled by Raymond Ravinsky
Updated: September 2019
Copyright © 2009 Raymond Ravinsky

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