From wire reports, VILNIUS-KAUNAS - Events to mark the Jewish Genocide Day and the destruction of the Vilnius ghetto culminated on Sept. 23 with a controversial speech by Israeli Knesset Chairman Reuven Rivlin in which he urged lawmakers to return all Jewish property confiscated during World War II to its initial owners."I came here not to remind you that many Lithuanians have participated in the killing of my brothers and sisters in Vilnius 60 years ago. Lithuania has already accepted its historical responsibility to my countrymen," he told the Seimas (Lithuania's parliament)."But I have t...
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