The book “Jewish Life in Kaunas Prior to the Holocaust. From the Michailas Duškesas Collection of Lithuanian Judaica” can be purchased at the Good Will Foundation e-shop https://gvf.lt/en/e-shop/.
Only a very small part of the exhibits collected by the collector Michailas Duškesas related to the life of the Kaunas Jewish community before the Holocaust fit into this catalog. The photographs, various written documents and objects collected by the collector reveal the rich and intensive religious, political, economic, social and cultural life of the prosperous Kaunas Jewish community and show its contribution to the creation and prosperity of the independent Republic of Lithuania. Readers of the catalog will remember the activities and architecture of Kaunas synagogues and yeshivas, Jewish banks and hospitals, factories and breweries, hotels and restaurants, the merits of rabbis, politicians, lawyers and businessmen, achievements of medical staff and athletes, a wide network of charities, sports and educational organizations.
The publishing of the book was partially financed by the Good Will Foundation.
Price 7 Eur.