Jewish Journal

Eric Mankin

  • A Journey Back to the Shtetl

    April 20, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Finding my grandparents' native town in Lithuania was not easy. "Litvinovo," as my grandmother remembered it, appears on no map of Lithuania that I could find.

    I had searched large-scale maps over the years on and off but found nothing solid. It was, of course, the Internet that...