Announcing publication of "Memorial book of the Ritavas Community: A Tribute to the Memory of our Town (Rietavas, Lithuania)" #yizkorbooks

Joel Alpert

The Yizkor-Books-In-Print Project of JewishGen is proud to announce
the publication of its 81st title, "Memorial book for the Ritavas
Community - A Tribute to the Memory of our Town (Rietavas,

This is a hard cover book, 11 inches by 8.5 inches with 284 pages.
Original Book Edited by Alter Levite
Edited by Dr. Dina Porat and Roni Stauber,
Published in 2000 in Cape Town, South Africa,
By The Kaplan-Kushlick Foundation
Cover Design: Rachel Kolokoff Hopper
Layout: Donni Magid

The original Yizkor book was published in Hebrew, Yiddish and English
by the Fellow Townsman Association of Ritavas in Israel and Abroad

List price: $47.95 Available on Amazon for around $35 may have lower
prices elsewhere
For more information go to:

Alternate names for the town are: Rietavas [Lithuanian], Riteve
[Yiddish], Retovo [Russian], Retow [Polish], Retowo, Rietevas, Riteva,

Rietavas, Lithuania: 55 44 N, 21 56 E

Nearby Jewish Communities:

Tverai 8 miles E

Kuliai 12 miles WNW

Zarenai 12 miles NE

Kvedarna 13 miles SSE

Plunge 13 miles NNW

Laukuva 14 miles SE

Veivirzenai 16 miles SW

Varniai 17 miles E

Sveksna 19 miles SW

Pajuris 20 miles SSE

Gargzdai 21 miles W

Silale 21 miles SSE

Researchers and descendants of the town will want to have this book.
For more information, go to:

The Yizkor-Books-In-Print Project now has 80 titles available. To see
all the books, go to:

We hope you find this of interest for you and your family in
discovering the history of your ancestors. This would make a birthday
or Passover gift for a loved one.

For orders 4 or more books to one address in the US, UK, Canada or
Australia, we can offer you a significantly reduced price of $25 per
book including shipping (Amazon discount price is about $35 plus
shipping). Email to

Email to to get prices for other locations outside
of the US.

Joel Alpert, Coordinator of the Yizkor-Books-In-Print Project

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