This site is run by Seth Kosowsky, a member of the extended Karelitz/Korelitz/Karelis family. For more info, send me some email!
to the Karelitz / Korelitz / Karelis family home pageThe Karelitz / Korelitz / Karelis (it is all the same in Yiddish) family members are found all over the world. They originate from the modern Belarus region, in particular, the town of Kosow. The most famous member of the family is Rabbi Avraham Yeshaya Karelitz, the Chazon Ish, renowned Talmudic scholar.
- Find Kosow on a map (52.45 N 25.09 E)