PANDELYS: Kovno Print

Alternate names: Pandėlys [Lith], Ponedel [Yid, Rus, Pol], Pandėlis, Ponedeli, Ponidel, Pondele, Ponedele, Russian: Понедель. פּאָנעדעל-Yiddish. 56°01' N, 25°13' E, 15 miles WNW of Rokiškis (Rakishok), 16 miles NE of Kupiškis (Kupishuk). Yizkors: Yisker-bukh fun Rakishok un umgegnt (Johannesburg, 1952) and Lite (vol. 1) (New York, 1951) ShtetLink. Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), VIII, pp. 764-765: "Ponedel". Ponedel Jews were all Chassidim. In 1915, when the Russian Army retreated, Cossacks ordered that the Jewish population evacuate within 24 hours. The Germans captured Ponedel so quickly that many returned although great number of Ponedel Jews evacuated into Russia and came back in 1920-1922. more information [March 2009]

CEMETERY: Estimated 100 graves exist. Gated, but not locked. Source: Linda Cantor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [date? before 1997?] Photos. The cemetery is difficult to reach, Between fields and a dirt road, a chain link fence surrounds the site. [March 2009]

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