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Alternate names: Kamajai [Lith], Kamai [Yid], Komai [Rus], Kamje, Komajai, Komaje, Kamayay, Kamajys, Kamajų, Russian: Комаи. 55°49' N, 25°30' E, 50 miles W of Daugavpils, Latvia (Dvinsk); 10 miles SSW of Rokiškis (Rakishok). Yizkor: Yisker-bukh fun Rakishok un umgegnt (Johannesburg, 1952). 1900 Jewish population: 944. [March 2009]

CEMETERY: Near Pauadel (Paudelis) but with its own cemetery, a cousin visits it annually, so I know of it exists but have not seen it. Source: Bud Jaffe, Longwood, FL, 407-862-4211.[date?]

MASS GRAVES: 8/15-16/41: 22-23 Av and 8/25/41: 2 Elul. [March 2009]

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 March 2009 16:09
 
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