Daŭhinava

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Daŭhinava (Belarusian: Даўгінава; Russian: Долгиново; Polish: Dołhinów; Yiddish: דאלהינאוו) is a village in the Vileyka Raion, Minsk Region, Belarus. It is located 51 miles north of Minsk, 25 miles ENE of Vilejka. Between the two World Wars it was part of the Wilno Voivodeship of Poland.

Jewish life in Daŭhinava[edit]

There were 1,194 Jews in Daŭhinava in 1847, 2,559 in 1897 out of a total population of 3,551 (based on statistical analysis of the 1897 All Russia Census, for the Vileyka district town of Dolginovo), 2,259 in 1900 and 1,747 in 1921 (out of 2,671). See the Dolhinow yizkor book for additional information. Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman was born in Daŭhinava, and his cousin Rabbi Yaakov Kamenetsky grew up in the town.

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Coordinates: 54°39′N 27°29′E / 54.650°N 27.483°E / 54.650; 27.483