LitvakSIG Online Journal

Here you will find articles that are of broad interest to Litvak researchers. Its aim is to increase our understanding of the historical, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual forces which affected the lives of our ancestors, particularly during the seventeenth, eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Internet publication allows unique opportunities such as presentation of images in high
resolution and scanned documents as well as hyperlinks to other Internet resources
including audio and video content.



Letters from Gelvan - A New Development
By Geraldine Adelman Powers Volper, January 2007
What's in a Name?
By Professor Gilbert Herbert, December 2007
Katzenellenpogen Family Rabbinate
By Neil Rosenstein, 2006
About 'Surinamers' Who Are Not From Suriname
By Jetty G. de Miranda, October 2005
Another Surnamer Surfaces
By Judith Langer-Surnamer Caplan, October 2005
Family of Rabbi Yosef Zundel Salanter, Family
By Chaim Freedman, 2005
Speech by Rabbi Dr. Warren Goldstein at the Annual Yom Hashoah Ceremony
By Rabbi Dr. Warren Goldstein, May 2004
Following the Paper Trail: The Komisaruk Family of Raseiniai
By Chaim Freedman, May 2004
18th Century Links to the Family of the Vilna Gaon and the Komisaruk family of Raseiniai
By Chaim Freedman, 2004
Osip Emilyevich Mandelshtam, Russian Poet (1889-1938)
By Vitaly Charny, October 2003