A ceremony was held to present the official marking of the Jewish cemetery of Johannisburg in Masuria, that was established in the 19th century.
When the small and still very young town of Pilviškiai came under Prussian administration in 1795 during the Third Partition of Poland-Lithuania, a census of the Jewish inhabitants was arranged. It took place in 1798.
Rabbi Moses Nadel was buried in Koenigsberg. We can give face and history to his name: Nadel was born ab. 1882 in Viešintos (Lithuania), was ordinated by the Vilna Beit Din and served as a shochet and mohel in Krekenava.
Nechama Drober has passed away. She was an important voice because she witnessed the fate of the Jews of Königsberg,