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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


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Lithuania awards 39 citizens for rescuing Jews during WWII Publication:The Baltic Times
Date:22 September 2018
Lithuania bans Holocaust denier David Irving for next 5 years Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:25 April 2019
Lithuania places popular far-right symbol on coin celebrating Jewish heritage Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:22 November 2019
Lithuania: Mazel tov! Jewish heritage activist receives state honor Publication:Jewish Heritage Europe
Date:16 February 2018
Lithuania: Watch video of restoration of wooden synagogue in Žiežmariai Publication:Jewish Heritage Europe
Date:1 October 2017
Lithuania: Watch Virtual Reality 3D reconstruction of Vilna Great Synagogue Publication:Jewish Heritage Europe
Date:19 September 2017
Lithuanian ethics official offers cash reward for thesis pinning war crimes on Jews Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:9 February 2018
Lithuanian Jews mark 75 years since Vilnius Ghetto destruction Publication:The Jerusalem Post
Date:24 September 2018
Lithuanian Jews say a national hero killed Jews and should have honorary plaque removed Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:3 August 2018
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Lithuanian Jews slam Holocaust center’s faulty info Publication:Israel Hayom
Date:11 April 2019
Lithuanian judge postpones trial over reputation of deceased Nazi collaborator Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:16 January 2019
Lithuanian state theater stages controversial play on Holocaust complicity Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:25 November 2019
Lithuanian town honors late chaplain of Holocaust-era death squad Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:31 May 2019
Lithuania’s genocide studies center engages in Holocaust denial, local Jews say Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:3 April 2019