Maps and General Information
Dieveniskes circa 1920
Member images presented for
enjoyment and identification
captioned photographs of Divenishok people and places, many taken by the
town’s photographer Tsvi Krizovski
Family Surnames in Divenishok
Ancestral Tree (password required)
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Research Volunteers Needed
in the Overwhelming Turbulence by Naphtali
A unique auto-biographical account describing the author’s five years
as a prisoner-of-war in East Prussia during the Shoah,
a member of the Karchmer family of Divenishok, Lipnishok,
and other Neighboring Shtetls (PDF format; may be
read online or on an e-reader)
Divenishok Family Memoirs
The Divenishok Yizkor Book is special in
its numerous mini-biogrphies of local residents
Vashem Central Database of Shoah
Help gather and submit names of Divenishokers
murdered in the Shoah
Burial Society Virtual Cemetery A collection of grave markers from the Devenishker Verein burial
grounds at the Mount
Zion (Maspeth, Queens) and Beth David (Elmont, Nassau) Cemeteries (currently 149 markers in
JewishGen Lithuania Database (for Divenishok and Nearby
More than 1.9 million records
from a variety of sources, including: vital records, Revision Lists,
business directories, voter lists, cemetery records, Holocaust sources, and
more. This database includes the LitvakSIG
“All Lithuania” Database.
JewishGen Belarus Database (for Nearby Towns)
More than 800,000 records
from many different sources: vital records, voter lists, business
directories, ghetto records.
Surnames and ancestral towns being
researched by 100,000 Jewish genealogists worldwide. More than
500,000 entries. This
link takes you to a site in which you can see who else is researching
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Data on more than six million
people, from family trees submitted by 6,000 Jewish genealogists worldwide.
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