An organization dedicated to Jews of Lithuanian ancestry is holding its inaugural congress in Vilnius, Lithuania. Some 300 participants from Israel, Europe and America are attending the weeklong conference, which will address religious and cultural matters, as well as Jewish-Lithuanian relations. Lithuanian President Valdas Adamkus addressed the group on the conference’s first day.
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