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Vištytis – oldest map discoverd

In the search for the origin of the Jews in East Prussia, one repeatedly comes across the border town of Vištytis. It was located directly on the border to East Prussia, today in Lithuania, not far from the border triangle of Kaliningrad (Russian Federation), Poland and Lithuania. Now we came across the oldest map of Wistinetz (1855) that is known to us.

Zemaiciu Naumiestis

Synagogue of Neishtot Tavrik saved

For a long time the fate of the abandoned synagogue building in the middle of the town was uncertain, but in 2014 the building was declared a historical monument and we were glad to see the building secured against further decay during a visit in October 2020.

Seminar in Silute

Seminar in Šilutė / Heydekrug

Silute/Heidekrug 16 Oct. 2020: At a seminar in Silute, Ruth Leiserowitz presents pictures from the photo album of Rita Lax. The audience could contribute many

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