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  • n. a city in central Lithuania


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  • When the first trainloads of Jews were murdered in Kovno and Riga, rumors came back to Germany and some people were upset.

    An Insidious Evil

  • Biographical Information: Labor organizer, union official, and socialist Pauline Newman was born in Kovno, Lithuania.

    Personal Information for Pauline Newman

  • Kovno in 1827, and Hannah learned her trade by observing her mother at work.

    Jewish Midwives - Hannah Sandusky

  • "Except for two of my mother's cousins, an aunt, and the child of a cousin in Kovno, none survived the Holocaust."

    Author Esther Hautzig Dies at 79

  • In his offensive, which began on June 24, 1812, the Grande Armée crossed the Niemen River moving toward Kovno (now Kaunus in Lithuania), then began to veer further inland, following a path that led from Kovno to Vilna (Vilnius), then to Smolensk, and finally to Moscow.


  • What follows is based primarily on the ghettos in Warsaw under the Generalgouvernement in Warthegau (an area that was annexed to the Reich), Lodz and Kovno, which was occupied only in 1941.

    Family During the Holocaust.

  • She returned two years later to her hometown of Kovno — by now the capital of independent Lithuania.

    Helene Khatskels.

  • Bracha Ramot was born on October 5, 1927, in Kovno, Lithuania, to Margalit (Finkelbrand, 1886 – 1981) and Motl-Berl Chweidan (1893 – 1957).

    Bracha Ramot.

  • Lydia Rabinowitsch was born on August 28, 1871 in Kovno (Lithuania), the youngest of nine children, to a wealthy Jewish family whose children all studied at university.

    Lydia Rabinowitsch-Kempner.

  • In 1922 she returned to Gorzsd and published her first book of poetry, Naye yugent (New Youth, Kovno).



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