Historical Jewish quarters in Merkinė
WORTH VISITING: The history of Jews in Merkinė is a perfect illustration of the development of Lithuanian civil understanding in the beginning of the 20th century. Jewish community in Merkinė raised brave citizens, which were ready to fight for young...
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Historical Jewish quarters in Zarasai
WORTH VISITING: Zarasai was a birth place of a world-famous painter Jehuda Pen, who was born in the 19th century, studied painting in Saint Petersburg and  later established an art school in Vitebsk. This art school was a first artistic...
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A complex of synagogues in Naujoji Žagarė/New Žagarė
WORTH TO VISIT: Between the many Jewish cultural heritage objects in the towns of Senoji and Naujoji Žagarės it is worth  taking time and noticing a winter and summer synagogues complex so characteristic to Lithuanian shtetls right in the center...
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Žasliai market square and old town
WORTH VISITING: Between two Lithuanian historical capitals - Vilnius and Kaunas - lie two unique towns significant for Litvak history and culture - Žasliai and Žiežmariai. Both these towns were regional trade centers until the Second World War, which meant...
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Historical Jewish quarters of Naujoji Žagarė (New Žagarė)
WORTH VISITING: In the 19th century Žagarė became famous as a birthplace of prominent Rabbis and Jewish intellectuals. One of them was Rabbi Israel Salanter Lipkin (1810–1883) - initiator of religious Musar movement. Another Žagarė-born world-famous person was philanthropist and...
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Historical Jewish quarters of Anykščiai
WORTH VISITING: A small town of Anykščiai, surrounded by pine forests, is like a breath of fresh air to those, who both search for a way to hide from the dust of big cities and seek to get familiar with...
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Wooden Synagogue in Alanta
WORTH TO VISIT: The wooden synagogue of Alanta is an extraordinary part of both Lithuanian and Eastern European Jewish cultural heritage. It is the one of only 16 extant wooden synagogues in Lithuania. Get Directions For Driving Walking Transit Bicycling...
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Wooden Synagogue in Alsėdžiai
WORTH TO VISIT: The wooden synagogue of Alsėdžiai is an extraordinary part of both Lithuanian and Eastern European Jewish cultural heritage. It is the one of only 16 extant wooden synagogues in Lithuania. Get Directions For Driving Walking Transit Bicycling...
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Wooden Synagogue in Kurkliai
WORTH TO VISIT: The wooden synagogue of Kurkliai is an extraordinary part of both Lithuanian and Eastern European Jewish cultural heritage. It is the one of only 16 extant wooden synagogues in Lithuania. Get Directions For Driving Walking Transit Bicycling...
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Wooden Synagogue in Žemaičių Naumiestis
WORTH TO VISIT: The wooden synagogue of Žemaičių Naumiestis is an extraordinary part of both Lithuanian and Eastern European Jewish cultural heritage. It is the one of only 16 extant wooden synagogues in Lithuania. Get Directions For Driving Walking Transit...
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