Siaulenai, Lithuania

(Other Names: Shavlan, Shavlyan, Shavlyany, Siauleny, Shyaulenay, Savlan, Shavlian, Sialenai or Szawlany)



About the city of Siaulenai
Location information. Maps.
List of nearby towns.

Images of Siaulenai
Photos of families from Siaulenai. Photos of Jewish gravestones in Siaulenai. Photos of postcards.

Family Stories

Visiting Siaulenai

Important Links


 Siaulenai Synagogue
(Circa Mid 17th Century)

WELCOME TO Siaulenai

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Books about Shavlan

     Shavlan Book

Shavlan, a biographical novel, is a family saga based on true events in the life of the authorís maternal grandmother who lived in Shavlan.  Spanning three continents and five decades, it tells of a womanís journey to independence, while living through World War I, deportation from her village in Lithuania, the Russian Revolution, the Civil War, a pogrom, and Lithuanian independence.

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Visit the authorís website 

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