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Alternate names: Vilijampolė [Lith], Vilyampolskaya [Rus], Slobodka [Yid], Wiliampol [Pol], Viliampolės, Viliyampol'sk, Viliampolė, Vilijampole Slobodka, Vilyampolskaya Sloboda, Słobódka, Slabodkė, (popularly known in Lithuania as Slabotkė; Yiddish: סלאבאדקע‎ Slabodke).

54°55' N, 23°53' E, is an elderate in the city of Kaunas on the right bank of the Neris River and the Nemunas River, near their confluence. The elderate covers 1,720 hectares and houses about 32,000 people. It was the home of the Slabodka yeshiva, Knesses Yisrael, and the main site of the Kaunas Ghetto. The Lithuanian Veterinary Academy campus is located in the neighbourhood. Two bridges across the Neris connects Vilijampolė with the main part of the city. Petras Vileišis Bridge connects the district with the Old Town and Varniai Bridge with the neighbourhood of Žaliakalnis. Siource: Wikipedia. [Aug 2015]

CEMETERY

  • :"Thanks to the Department of cultural heritage in the territorial unit for the care of heritage, Kaunas in Kaunas and the municipality that so nicely cleans and maintains the cemetery territory. /Many thanks to the Cultural Heritage Department and the municipality of Kaunas city for such a great job incleaning the territory of Jewish Cemetery in Slobodka".Translated by Bing

Lithuania Jewish Cemetery Project's photo.Lithuania Jewish Cemetery Project's photo.

 
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