Lita Shtetl Visits – 2018

Siauliai with Sania Kerbilis & Antonina Gainulina

 Panevezys with Gennady Kofman

Master Yuter Family Tree

Panevezys Telephone Directory

Visitors Book

With Gennady Kofman &  a scout group

Panevezys Lithuania

Source: kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/panevezys/Home.html

Josvainiai with Laima Ardaviciene and Harry Gorfine (Australia)

Ukmerge with Vida Pulkaunkiene & Arturas Taicos

Ukmerge, Lithuania

Shavel

The Siauliai Jewish Community, Lithuania

Siauliai, Friday 4 May 2018

I’ve been to Siauliai at least twice before, but never met this warm, friendly and enthusiastic community.  

My uncle Benny Spiller was born in Shavel!

Benny Spiller

With Sania Kerbelis, Head of the Siauliai Jewish Community
The Museum

    

The Synagogue

 

 

Sunday 6 May 2018

Siauliai Jewish Community Cycle Ride

Organised by the Israel Ambassador – Amir Maimon

To celebrate the first 3 stages of Giro d’Italia being held in Israel

The Route – Giro d’Italia 2018: Official SIte

The Route – Giro d’Italia 2018: Official SIte

Discover the route of the Giro d’Italia 2018. A new itinerary with 21 stages, from Jerusalem to Rome

Source: www.giroditalia.it/eng/route/

Video

Sania Å iauliai Cycle

Source: youtu.be/YDE254xYgH4

Siauliai Jewish Community Cycle Tour

Video

Siauliai Cycle Tour

Source: youtu.be/dgvpSd_Sgqg

After the ride
With Ambassador Amir Maimon

Sabrina Martinaitiene introducing Ambassador Maimon

The Israeli Ambassador, Amir Maimon

Video

Å iauliai Cycle Tour Speech

Source: youtu.be/49BmfMkhohE

With Sania Kerbelis, Head of Siauliai JC and Arturas Taicas, Head of Ukmerge JC
The rental bikes.
Meeting the community at the yummy lunch

L’chaim
With Aleksandras Rostovskis and Rasella Galiniene
 At Rasella’s House

 

Shavelers – What a lovely, warm and hospitable community! Thank you!

Šiauliai

Šiauliai – Wikipedia

Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 107,086. From 1994 to 2010 it was the capital of Šiauliai County. Unofficially, the city is the capital of Northern Lithuania.

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siauliai