Vištytis (Polish: Wisztyniec, German: Wystiten, Yiddish: ווישטינעץ Vishtinets) was a dynamic shtetel (town) on the border with East Prussia, with a Polish, Prussian, French, Russian,
In the early summer of 1921 a Jewish children’s holiday home was built in Neuhäuser, which was based on a generous foundation by the couple
He was born in 1848 in Vilkaviškis as Hosias Rischmann and had received his education as a young man in a yeshiva in Vilnius and at Salanter in Kaunas. Since 1895 he was in charge of the congregation in Seckenburg.
The website Jewish Heritage Europe reports on the local initiative in Susz (Poland) to establish a museum of local history in the building of the