Information About Specific Jewish Communities of the Vilna and Kovna Gubernyas

JewishGen – Jewish Genealogy website,

            JewishGen’s KehillaLinks (Jewish Communities) Project, 

            JewishGen’s Yizkor Book Project, Translations,

LitvakSIG – Litvak genealogy special interest group,

            LitvakSIG’s searchable “All-Lithuania Database,”

Yiddish Book Center,

            Yiddish Book Center, scanned images of original yizkor books,

The Polin Museum’s Virtual Shtetl,

YIVO – The Institute for Jewish Research,

            YIVO Encyclopedia – Lithuania,

Jewish Virtual Library,  


Resource Books:

The Jews of Lithuania (1995), by Masha Greenbaum (1995),

God’s Playground:  A History of Poland, Revised Edition, Volumes I and II (2005), by Norman Davies,

Lithuanian Jewish Communities, by Nancy and Stuart Schoenburg (1991, republished 1996),