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Q&A: Lithuania's Jewish community alive and kicking

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October 29, 2013 13:15

Chair of the Lithuanian Jewish Community Faina Kukliansky says the World Litvak Congress serves as a poignant reminder of the Holocaust.

Faina Kukliansky

Faina Kukliansky 521. (photo credit:courtesy)

Recently awarded with The Cross of the Knight of the Order for Merits to Lithuania, Chair of the Lithuanian Jewish Community Faina Kukliansky has clearly made her mark. Following the recent IV World Litvak Congress commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Vilnius Ghetto, Kuliansky tells The Jerusalem Post that the congress proved that the Jewish community of Lithuania is still alive.

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