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Total country population 2,800,000
Core Jewish population 2,500
Jews per total 1,000 in population 0.89
Population with a Jewish parent 4,700
Enlarged Jewish population 6,500
Law of Return Jewish population 10,000


Press articles about Lithuania

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Pope Francis prays at site of former Vilnius Ghetto on 75th anniversary of its liquidation Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:25 September 2018
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Pope warns Lithuanians against rebirth of anti-Semitism Publication:ynet news
Date:24 September 2018
Lithuanian Jews mark 75 years since Vilnius Ghetto destruction Publication:The Jerusalem Post
Date:24 September 2018
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Lithuania awards 39 citizens for rescuing Jews during WWII Publication:The Baltic Times
Date:22 September 2018
Pope Francis urged to speak out against construction atop a Vilnius Jewish cemetery Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:21 September 2018
Son of Japanese Holocaust rescuer finds forged visas in Lithuanian archive Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:14 September 2018
Lithuania Admits Its Citizens Murdered Jews During the Holocaust Publication:The Algemeiner
Date:27 August 2018
Netanyahu meets leaders of Lithuanian Jewish community at Choral Synagogue Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:26 August 2018
Netanyahu honors 70,000 Jewish victims of Ponary massacre Publication:The Jerusalem Post
Date:24 August 2018
Netanyahu praises Lithuanian president’s Holocaust commemoration efforts Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:24 August 2018
Jewish cemetery desecrated in Lithuania, leaving bones scattered Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:3 August 2018
Lithuanian Jews say a national hero killed Jews and should have honorary plaque removed Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:3 August 2018
Archaeologists unearth Bimah of Vilnius Great Synagogue Publication:Jewish Heritage Europe
Date:27 July 2018
Regarding Jonas Noreika Publication:Jewish Community of Lithuania
Date:27 July 2018
Archaeologists unearth an important discovery at Nazi-destroyed Vilnius synagogue Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:26 July 2018