Koshedar, Lithuania


Jewish Community of Koshedar

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Also known as Kaisiadorys (in Lithuanian)

Location: 38 kilometers (24 miles) East of Kaunas (Kovna)

Background Information

Click for Article on Koshedar by Joseph Rosin (Haifa, Israel)

English Edited by Sarah and Mordechai Kopfstein (Haifa, Israel)

Original Site

  1. Preserving our Litvak Heritage

  2. Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities. Lithuania

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

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

It was originally created on 6 April 2002 and last updated on 15 June 2009.

Joseph Rosin../Memel/Joseph_Rosin.html
About Kaisiadorys../Panevezys/Wiki.html

Kaišiadorys, Lithuania

Kaišiadorys [Lith], Koshedar [Yid], Koszedary [Pol], Koshedary [Rus], Kayshyadoris, Kayshadorys, Kayshadoris, Kasheydarys, Kashedary, Kašedarai, Kaišiadorio, Kaišedorys, Kaishiadorys, Kaisiadoris, Kashedar, Koshidar

Russian: Кошедары, Кайшядорис.

25 miles NW of Trakai (Troki), 22 miles E of Kaunas (Kovno). Capital of Trakai Apskritis (Troki district) of Lithuania between the wars (1920-1939), when the city of Troki was in Poland.

Jewish Population: 317 (in 1897), 659 (in 1921)


Koshedary, Troki uyezd, Vilna gubernia, Russian Empire


Kaišiadorys, Trakai apskritis, Lithuania

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