Chronicle of pre-war Litvak life: Vilnius Jewish archive made available online

Lithuanian specialists have digitized more than 80,000 pages of documents from a pre-war Jewish research institute in order to make them available online.
Parts of YIVO archives discovered by US army in Frankfurt

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