Iosif Yudelevichus, born 1928 in Kaunas, Lithuania tells us about his parents and their travels:
"My father went to Russian lyceum in the town of Suwalki [Poland, 10 km away from the border of Lithuania and Poland and 170 km from Vilnius]. Upon graduation he decided to enter university. He dreamt to become a lawyer. Father went to Russia to enter the institute. I do not know how he happened to be in Siberia..."