US Jewish representative dislikes idea of a museum at Vilnius Sports Facility

  • 2017-05-03
  • BNS/TBT Staff
Lithuania’s Vilnius Sports Facility, which was built on an old Jewish cemetery, is not an appropriate location for a museum of Jewish history, say members of the Jewish communities for Lithuania and the United States. According to Andrew Baker of the American Jewish Committee, who holds a high position in the foundation granting compensation for Jewish property, there is a consensus that a Jewish cemetery is not a proper place for a museum. The representative of the American Jewish Committee expressed hope that the territory of the cemetery would be preserved as a memorial place or a ...
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