Slonim, Belarus


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  1. Yizkor Books (4):

    1. Hapluga Ha-51 Korot Hakvutza Hapartizanit Shel Yehudei Ghetto Slonim (Tel Aviv, 1990)

    2. Pinkas Slonim (Tel Aviv, 1962-1979) 

    3. Tadpis shel Reshimot Yosef Dror be'Pinkasi Slonim (Tel Aviv, 1980)

    4. The destruction of Slonim Jewry: the story of the Jews of Slonim during the Holocaust (New York, 1989)

  2. JOWBR Landsmanshaft: (3):

    1. Mt. Zion Cemetery, Queens, USA

    2. Mt. Zion Cemetery, Queens, USA

    3. Mt. Zion Cemetery, Queens, USA

  3. JewishGen-erosity Projects (2):

    1. Slonim Uyezd Records Project

    2. Slonim, Belarus – Yizkor Book

Additional information for Slonim:

  1. Jewish Records Indexing - Poland

  2. Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), X, pp. 823-827: "Słonim".

  3. Shtetl Finder (1980), p. 94: "Slonim".

  4. Pinkas HaKehilot, Poland, Vol. 8 (2005), pp. 492-506: "Słonim".

  5. Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), pp. 1200-1202: "Slonim".


Other web sites:

Wiesenthal Center


The Together Plan


Our thanks go out to Joanne Saltman who created and managed the Slonim ShtetLink site from 1998 to 2003.



Slonim, Belarus

Slonim [Rus, Yid], Słonim [Pol, Bel]

Russian: Слоним. Belarusian: Слонім. Yiddish: סלאנים

74 miles ESE of Hrodna (Grodno), 41 miles SSW of Navahrudak (Nowogródek), 30 miles W of Baranavichy

Jewish Population: 11,515 (in 1897)


Slonim, Slonim uyezd, Grodno gubernia, Russian Empire


Słonim, Słonim powiat, Nowogródek województwo, Poland


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Jewish Community of Slonim

Litvish MapsOld_Map.html

Coordinates: 53°05′N 25°19′E

Save Their Past Save_Past.html
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Berlin FamilyBerlin.html
Ephraim BlochBloch.html
elirab KehilaLinks
Original SiteOriginal.html
Slonim Dynasty
Natasha Kaplinski
Benny KaplinskyBenny.html
The LedgerLedger.html
Moshe EisenstadtEisenstadt.html
Sima & Izak KaplinskiKaplinski.html
Synagogue Restoration Campaign
Together Plan VideoTogether_Plan.html
About Slonim
Slonim Synagogue
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