JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen New Yizkor Book in Translation Published: Olshan, Belarus #general

Joel Alpert <jalp@...>

The Yizkor-Books-In-Print Project is proud to announce the publication of its
53rd title, "The Life and Destruction of Olshan (Gol'shany, Belarus), the
Memorial (Yizkor Book) of the town in hard cover. It is the translation of
"Lebn un umkum fun Olshan." You will likely want to have this book with all
its photographs and illustrations to find out about the town of your
ancestors and show it to your children and grandchildren, when they ask you
those important questions.

This would make a lovely holiday gift for a loved one. Available on Amazon for
around $36, List Price: $49.95

For more information, go to:

The Yizkor-Books-In-Print Project now has 53 titles available. To see all the
books, go to:

The Life and Destruction of Olshan

Original Yizkor Book Written and Edited by:
Former Residents of Olshan in Israel (Irgun Yotzey Olshan)
Published in Tel Aviv, 1965 (Hebrew, Yiddish and English)

This English Version was Translated and Edited by Jack Leibman

Hard Cover, 11" by 8.5", 336 pages with all illustrations and photos.

Gol'shany, Belarus is located at 54 degrees 15' Latitude and 26degrees 01'

Alternate names for the town are: Hal'shany [Belarussian], Gol'shany [Russian],
Olshan [Yiddish], Holszany [Polish], Alsenai [Lithuanian], Halsany, Holshan,
Holshani, Olshani, Olszany

Nearby Jewish Communities:
Traby 8 miles SSW
Krevo 12 miles ENE
Vishneva 12 miles SE
Ashmyany 12 miles NNW
Zhuprany 15 miles N
Dieveniskes, Lithuania 17 miles WSW
Soly 20 miles NNE
Smarhon 22 miles NE
Bakshty 23 miles SSE
Lipnishki 24 miles SW
Valozhyn 24 miles ESE
Iwye 24 miles SSW
Laibiskes, Lithuania 25 miles NW
Astravyets 25 miles N
Salcininkai, Lithuania 26 miles W
Byenyakoni 26 miles W
Zaskevichi 26 miles ENE
Liebiedzieva 28 miles E
Voranava 28 miles WSW

We hope you find this of interest for you and your family in discovering the
history of your ancestors.

For order 4 or more books to one address in the US, UK or Australia, we can
offer you a significantly reduced price of $25 per book including shipping
(Amazon discount price is about $36 plus shipping). Email to

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

Joel Alpert, Coordinator of Yizkor-Books-In-Print Project of Yizkor Books,
JewishGen, Inc.

PS. Can we suggest this book as a birthday, anniversary or holiday gift for
someone special in your family.

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