Alternate names: Tryškiai [Lith], Trishik [Yid], Trishki [Rus], Tryszki [Pol], Tryškių, Trīškē, Trishkyay, Russian: Тришки. טרישיק-Yiddish. 56°04' N, 22°35' E, 14 miles ENE of Telšiai (Telz), 30 miles WNW of Šiauliai (Shavl). 1900 Jewish population: 681.
ONLINE VIDEO: Tryskiai (527KB) - Tryskiai (Trishek) was populated with 2,000 Jews in 1897. See the market place, the cemetery, and other Jewish sites. [March 2009]
Burial list with photos of gravestones.[March 2009]
HOLOCAUST: Some Jews were killed in Tryskiai. At the beginning of July, all surviving Zagare Jews were relocated to a neighborhood in Zagare in a ghetto cordoned off by an unguarded barbed wire fence. Surviving Jews were brought there from Kursenai, Papile, Tryskiai, Joniskis, Zeimelis, Kriukai, Radviliskis, Saukenai, Kelme, Tirksliai, Krakes, Joniskelis, Linkuva, Pakruojis, Laukuvas, Lygumai and other places. A total of 7,000 Jews were gathered in the ghetto during this period. [March 2009]
Tryskiai at Virvyte river; 172; pic. # 299 and Zagare town park; 90; pic. # 84-85 US Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad
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