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Jewish Families connected to Wilkischen or Vlky'š in Plzen region of Czech Republic

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  • Rabbi Avraham Karo (c.1780 - 1858)
    Published Ayal HaMiluim , by his grandfather, R' Aryey Leib Caro, A.B.D. Lesla
  • Irma Beer (1890 - 1941)
    Irma Beer was born in the small village of Wilkischen also known as Vlkyš near Malesice in Plzen region of Poland on August 9, 1890. She lived in Vienna and was deported to Minsk. Presumed death Novemb...
  • Alfred Loebner (1872 - 1942)
    Alfred Loebner was born in the small village of Wilkischen or Wilkischon, Bohemia, Czech Republic in the Plzen region in Poland.Recorded in Vad Yashem database as #4933497. Deported from Vienna. Died i...

Wilkischen or Wilkischon in the Plzen region of Czech Republic is also known as Dolni Vlkys unter Wilkischen or Viky'ñ depending on the time period and governance of interest.

It was a small village, with a limited number of Jewish residents. Nearby towns included Tüschkov, Malesice and Stankov.

Members of the Freund and Loebner families were born and resided there in the mid 1800's.

It is very close to the city of Pilsen, in Bohemia. The Loebners were there from the 1700's. The Freund's who intermarried with them were from the neighboring villages of Malesice and Krimice.

Link to a brief history of the Jews of this Town: