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Yad Vashem The Jerusalem of Lithuania: The Story of the Jewish Community of Vilna

The Jerusalem of Lithuania

The Story of the Jewish Community of Vilna

Glossary

This page contains a glossary of terms that appear in this exhibition*.

B C
  • Czezowski Tadeusz, Antonina and Teresa
  • The Council of the State of Lithuania
D
  • Decree Forbidding Giving Birth in the Ghetto
  • Dubnow Simon
  • Dudżec Jadwiga
  • Dworzecki Mark
E
  • Einsatzstab Rosenberg
  • Emigration from Vilna
G
  • Gens Jacob
  • The German Civil Administration
  • German Policy During the Period of Relative Stability
  • Glazman Josef
  • Glik Hirsh
  • Gordon Judah Leib
  • The Gra – The Vilna Gaon
  • Grade Chaim
  • The Great Provocation
  • Grossman Haike
H
  • HKP - Heeres Kraftfahrpark
J K
  • Kaczerginski Shmerke
  • Kailis
  • Kaiserwald
  • Kalmanovitch Zelig
  • Katzenelson Itzhak
  • Kibbutz "Shacharia"
  • Klooga
  • Kovner Abba
  • The Kovno Train
L
  • Lewicka Lyuba
M
  • Mapu Abraham
  • Mich"al - Micah Joseph Lebensohn
O
  • An Organised Force Against the Police
P R
  • Romm Printing House
S
  • Sakovich
  • Schatz Boris
  • Schein
  • Scheinbaum Yechiel
  • Schmid Anton
  • Simaite Ona
  • Soutine Chaim
  • Sutzkever Abraham
T V
  • Vaivara
  • Vilna
W Y

* This glossary does not constitute a complete list of all terms relating to the Jewish Community of Vilna and its history.

The exhibition was made possible through the generous support of Mr. Nehemia Burgin in memory of his dear and beloved parents, Holocaust survivors Zlata (Zehava) Burgin and Yehiel Burgin of blessed memory.