Information About Specific Jewish Communities of the Vilna and Kovna Gubernyas

JewishGen – Jewish Genealogy website, www.JewishGen.org

            JewishGen’s KehillaLinks (Jewish Communities) Project, https://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/ 

            JewishGen’s Yizkor Book Project, Translations, https://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations/

LitvakSIG – Litvak genealogy special interest group, www.LitvakSIG.org

            LitvakSIG’s searchable “All-Lithuania Database,” www.LitvakSIG.org/ALD

Yiddish Book Center, www.yiddishbookcenter.org

            Yiddish Book Center, scanned images of original yizkor books, https://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/collections/yizkor-books

The Polin Museum’s Virtual Shtetl, https://sztetl.org.pl/en

YIVO – The Institute for Jewish Research, https://yivo.org/

            YIVO Encyclopedia – Lithuania, https://yivoencyclopedia.org/article.aspx/Lithuania

Jewish Virtual Library, https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/  

 

Resource Books:

The Jews of Lithuania (1995), by Masha Greenbaum (1995), https://www.amazon.com/Masha-Greenbaum-Jews-Lithuania-Remarkable/dp/B00SB10Y88

God’s Playground:  A History of Poland, Revised Edition, Volumes I and II (2005), by Norman Davies, https://cup.columbia.edu/book/gods-playground/9780231128193

Lithuanian Jewish Communities, by Nancy and Stuart Schoenburg (1991, republished 1996), https://www.amazon.com/Lithuanian-Jewish-Communities-Nancy-Schoenburg/dp/1568219938