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Alternate names: Smarhon' [Bel], Smorgon [Rus, Yid], Smorgonie [Pol], Smurgainys [Lith], Smorgone, Smarhoń, Smurgainiai, Belarusian: Смаргонь. Russian: Сморгонь. סמורגון - Yiddish. 54°29' N, 26°24' E, in NW Belarus, 45 miles ESE of Vilnius (Vilna), 21 miles W of Vilyeyka, 19 miles ENE of Oshmyany, in former Oshmiany uyezd, Vilna-Grodno gubernias. Wikipedia.

Jewish history. Smarhon Jewish photos. [September 2013]

yizkor: Smorgon mehoz Vilno; sefer edut ve-zikaron (Tel Aviv, 1965). 1900 Jewish population: 6,743.

Shtetlink and Jewish Smorgon site. Home of famed cantor Moshe Koussevitzky. [October 2000]

cemetery: memorial plaque.

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