|SABILE: Talsi, Kurzeme|
Alternate names: Sabile [Latv], Zabeln [Ger], Shaviln [Yid], Sabilė [Lith], Zoebeln, Сабиле (Цаббельн) [Rus]. 57°03' N, 22°35' E , 58 miles W of Riga, 14 miles S of Talsi (Talsen). 1881 Jewish population: 873.
Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), p. 1116: "Sabile".
VIDEO: Jelgava(Mitau)-Tukums-Sabile-Kandava-Kuldiga (Goldingen)-Ventspils (217KB) -Another name of this video " Beautifull Kurland". ... streets of Tukums, Jelgava and Kuldiga, see synagogues and 200 years old cemeteries. [March 2009]
Former synagogue on Sinagogas St in Sabile's historic center was built in 1890, neglected, and restored in 2002 to serve as an exhibition hall by the Swedish National Heritage Board and the Latvian government's State Inspection for Heritage Preservation. [January 2011]
The cemetery on Meža St was founded in 1809.
See burial list. [January 2011]
|Last Updated on Friday, 28 January 2011 15:22|