General

As in most of Jewish communities in Lithuania, Pre World War II Jewish life in Mazeikiai was characterized by a variety of streams: Orthodox Jews (most, if not all, Mitnogdim opponents, rather than Hassidic), Masorti (traditional, modest religious) and even secular (mostly leftist-communists).

 

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Material about Jewish life in Lithuania in general can be found at: http://litvakai.mch.mii.lt/