In 2018, students at the Kedainiai Atzalynas Gymnasium began cleaning and cataloguing the remaining tombstones at Keidan’s old Jewish cemetery. To view video of that project and access a database of the stones and their inscriptions, visit teacher Laima Ardaviciene’s website “Maceva_Keidan”. An account of its inception and a history of the cemetery by Ben-Tsiyon Klibansky is here.
Earlier cemetery lists and guides
Thanks to genealogist Ada Green for compiling this list of names and other inscriptions from the tombstones in Keidaner cemeteries in Keidan and elsewhere. Links take you to gravestones in these Keidaner cemeteries:
- The Old Jewish Cemetery in Keidan / Kedainiai
- Keidaner Association of New York
- “Bnei Israel Anshe Kadan”
- “Kadaner Untershtitzung Verein,” Waldheim Cemetery, Chicago