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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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Netanyahu meets leaders of Lithuanian Jewish community at Choral Synagogue Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:26 August 2018
Netanyahu praises Lithuanian president’s Holocaust commemoration efforts Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:24 August 2018
Polish Olympian raising funds to repair Jewish cemetery Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:10 January 2018
Pope Francis prays at site of former Vilnius Ghetto on 75th anniversary of its liquidation Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:25 September 2018
Pope Francis urged to speak out against construction atop a Vilnius Jewish cemetery Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:21 September 2018
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Pope warns Lithuanians against rebirth of anti-Semitism Publication:ynet news
Date:24 September 2018
Progress in restoration of synagogue in Žemaičių Naumiestis Publication:Jewish Heritage Europe
Date:15 March 2019
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Rediscovering the Jewish heritage of Vilnius Publication:Emerging Europe
Date:2 March 2019
Regarding Jonas Noreika Publication:Jewish Community of Lithuania
Date:27 July 2018
Son of Japanese Holocaust rescuer finds forged visas in Lithuanian archive Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:14 September 2018
Stairs of Vilnius church made from Jewish gravestones finally dismantled Publication:Jewish Heritage Europe
Date:22 January 2019
Thousands of Jewish documents lost during the Holocaust have been discovered Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:24 October 2017
Unique archive of secret Yiddish books return to Lithuanian library Publication:The Jewish Chronicle
Date:8 December 2017
Verėna Wooden Synagogue Listed as Heritage Site Publication:Jewish Community of Lithuania
Date:7 February 2018
‘Breathtaking’ Jewish Vilnius trove reveals pre-war ‘Jerusalem of the North’ Publication:The Times of Israel
Date:23 December 2017