Lithuanian President pays tribute to Vilna Gaon

  • 2020-05-01
  • BNS/TBT Staff
President Gitanas Nausėda had a video call with his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin on  April 23 and their conversation focused on the 300th birth anniversary of the Vilna Gaon. Nausėda also invited his Israeli counterpart to Lithuania. During the conversation, Nausėda paid tribute to the Vilna Gaon, a Jewish rabbi who lived in Vilnius and made it known all over the world as Jerusalem of the North, and his intellect and erudition, saying that he helped him turn Vilnius into the spiritual centre of Jews in Europe that was known all over the world.  
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