GOLSHANY: Print

Alternate names: Gol'shany [Rus], Olshan [Yid], Holszany [Pol], Halšany [Bel], Holshan, Holshani, Olshani. Belarusian: Гальшаны. Russian: Гольшаны. אלשאן-Yiddish. 54°15' N, 26°01' E, 12 miles SSE of Ashmyany (Oshmyany). Formerly in Vilna guberniya. Yizkor: Lebn um umkum fun Olshan, (Tel Aviv, 1965). 1900 Jewish population: 1,049.

  • Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), p. 523: "Holszany".
  • Pinkas HaKehilot, Poland, Vol. 8 (2005), p. 283-286: "Holszany"
  • Shtetl Finder (1980), p. 66: "Olshani".
Jewish cemetery: photos. [February 2010]