The Jewish Chronicle - - COMMENT -

Hester Abrams, ( JC, Sept 24) be­moans the lack of a ‘’holis­tic’’ Lithua­nian gazetteer af­ter her ex­tra­or­di­nary trek across Europe to trace her fam­ily roots.

The JewishGen Gazetteer con­tains the names of one mil­lion lo­cal­i­ties in 54 coun­tries in Europe, North Africa, the Mid­dle East, and Cen­tral Asia (go to­mu­ni­ties/ LocTown.asp for de­tails).

The Jewish Com­mu­ni­ties master data­base of Jewish Com­mu­ni­ties through­out the world uni­fies and links to­gether all of JewishGen’s re­sources about each com­mu­nity.

Ad­di­tion­ally a Lithua­nia Spe­cial In­ter­est Group (Lit­vakSIG) has an “All Lithua­nia” data­base with more than 1 mil­lion records from many dif­fer­ent

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