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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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Abe to pay tribute to Japan’s Schindler in Lithuania Publication:The Times of Israel
Date:13 January 2018
Archaeologists unearth an important discovery at Nazi-destroyed Vilnius synagogue Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:26 July 2018
Archaeologists unearth Bimah of Vilnius Great Synagogue Publication:Jewish Heritage Europe
Date:27 July 2018
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Archeologists find two column bases of Great Synagogue of Vilnius Publication:The Baltic Times
Date:14 July 2019
Court takes sides in a split among Lithuania’s Jews Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:28 December 2017
Discovery sheds light on Jewish life in Lithuania before Holocaust Publication:The Times of Israel
Date:19 July 2019
Documentation of Seirijai Jewish cemetery complete Publication:Jewish Heritage Europe
Date:11 April 2019
Japanese prime minister visits Lithuanian museum honoring Holocaust rescuer Chiune Sugihara Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:16 January 2018
Jewish cemetery desecrated in Lithuania, leaving bones scattered Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:3 August 2018
Lawyer smashes plaque honoring Nazi collaborator in Lithuania Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:8 April 2019
Lithuania Admits Its Citizens Murdered Jews During the Holocaust Publication:The Algemeiner
Date:27 August 2018
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Lithuania awards 39 citizens for rescuing Jews during WWII Publication:The Baltic Times
Date:22 September 2018