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Demolition threat to former synagogue in Lithuania — are there alternatives?

The group Jews in East Prussia has reported that local authorities have granted a permit for the demolition of the abandoned, 200-year-old synagogue in Žemaičių Naumiestis (Neishtot-Tavrig in Yiddish), western Lithuania. Sam Gruber reports on the case — and what could/should/may be done — in … continue reading →