Ziezmariai, Lithuania

 

Jewish Community of Ziezmariai

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Searchable Databases & additional information


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  2. Search Yad Vashem

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  5. Check to see if there is a Yizkor book

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Yizkor Books (1):

    1. Pinkas ha-kehilot; entsiklopediya shel ha-yishuvim le-min hivasdam ve-ad le-aher shoat milhemet ha-olam ha-sheniya: Lithuania (Jerusalem, 1996)




From Jesse Nasta:  Ziezmariai photos from Yad Vashem's online collections:


http://collections.yadvashem.org/photosarchive/en-us/63908.html


http://collections.yadvashem.org/photosarchive/en-us/33905.html


http://www.yadvashem.org/untoldstories/database/index.asp?cid=484

The above Yad Vashem website contains the only pre-war photo of the Ziezmariai synagogue that I have seen.


 

Other web sites:

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Coordinates: 54°48' N, 24°27' E

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Žiežmariai, Lithuania


Žiežmariai [Lith], Zhezmir [Yid], Zhizhmory [Rus], Żyżmory [Pol], Zhyzhmor, Žižmariai, Žiežmarių, Zhiyezhmaryai, Zhezhmaryay, Žeižmariai, Žėižmarē, Zhezhmir, Zhezhmer, Zezmer, Shishmory


Russian: Жижморы / Жижморье / Жыжмор / Жежмаряй. Yiddish: זעזמער

23 miles ESE of Kaunas (Kovno), 22 miles WNW of Trakai (Troki), 5 miles S of Kaišiadorys (Koshedar).


Jewish Population: 1,628 (in 1897), 1,205 (in 1923)


1900: 

Zhizhmory, Troki uyezd, Vilna gubernia, Russian Empire

1930: 

Žiežmariai, Trakai apskritis, Lithuania

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