Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Courland municipal/administative capital ? #lithuania


Ben Forman <ben.forman@...>
 

Thanks for all your help tracing down the 1908 book about Courland
Rabbonim, the email journey has taken me >from here in Manchester to
Israel, Stanford and amazingly, finaly to just across the Pennines in
Leeds.

So now I have a copy of this very fragile book, more like a notebook
really, published 100 years ago, and possibly containing a reference to
an ancestor of mine who was head of the Courland Beth Din in the 1800s
(Rabbi Eli Shlomo Shivka Chaim BENSON/BENZION or simlar)

There are three index/contents page which I am hoping to get translated,
but in advance of that I am wondering if anyone has any idea which town
or city the Courland Beth Din would have ben situated in the mid 1800s.

Many thanks as always

Ben Forman
Manchester UK

searching: BERNSTEIN/WEINER: Ylakai, CAHN/WOLF: Koeln; FURMAN: Kaluszyn;
GEVER: Daugavpils/Dvinsk, Latvia; SAWADY: Zavadi,Posen; STILLMAN:
Pilica/Czestechowa; Zeyder/Zeidler: Kursan, Lithuania

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