The Strashun Library of Vilna
Rescued from the Ashes

St. George Church in Vilnius.

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St. George Church in Vilnius.




Edward Blank YIVO Vilna Collections Project
Vilnius (Lithuania)
Martynas Mazvydas National Library of Lithuania


St. George Church in Vilnius. It was in this church that the Strashun Library books remained hidden for over 40 years.


Newman, Roberta


YIVO Institute for Jewish Research




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Newman, Roberta, “ St. George Church in Vilnius.,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed March 2, 2024,
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