Independent Lithuania 1919 -1940

A small town in Southern Lithuania
Where the Jewish Community is no more

Relgious Life
Jewish Holidays
A gabbai calling for Selihot Jewish New Year - Yom Kippur
Celebrating Lag ba'Omer in the forest 1922
Passover 1934
Passover 1935
Passover 1936
Passover 1935
Passover and portrait of Chaim Arlosoroff
Purim party for the Jewish Primary School
Purim Party at the Hebrew Gymnasium, 1932
Purim at the Jewish Kindergarten 1936
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It is built to the glory of the Jewish Community of Vilkkaviskis
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A family picture sitting around the table was taken by Mr Gutterman in his photographic studio in 1929. . Rabbi Elhanan Bar Yosef Katz and his daughter Miriam  Zisel Memlovsky (the Optician) family/
the Rabbi is sitting in the center. on his right hand sitting his granddaughter Haya Memlovsky  Next to her Grandmother Badana (The rabbi's wife) & in his left hand sitting the youngest  granddaughter Batya  Memlovsky (Magid), next to her mother Miriam (Katz) & Zissel Memlovsky next to the right my father Dov Memlovsky (Naamany). in the left side Mordechai Memlovsky (Naamany), 

Celebrating a Jewish Holiday