Expert Panel Rules That Construction of A Conference Centre on A Jewish Cemetery in Vilnius, Lithuania Is Illegal

Vilnius – An expert panel has unanimously ruled that the planned construction of a conference centre in Vilnius, Lithuania is illegal. The panel consisted of some of the world’s foremost authorities in Jewish law (including Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky) and secular leaders from across the globe. Separately, a legal expert on…

Poll Confirms Majority of Lithuanians Opposed To Conference Centre in Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius – Barry Jenkins for Humans Right Watch writes that the majority of Lithuanians are opposed to  the construction of a planned conference center in Vilnius, Lithuania. Influential political groups have rallied together to lead a boycott against Lithuanian tourism. It is a protest against the Lithuanian government’s decision to…

Save Vilna Initiative to Protect Jewish Cemetery Brings Season of Hope and Reason

VILNIUS – It was the season of change – coronavirus, #blacklivesmatter movement and hurricanes. The onset of a number of events which came from left field. For the international Jewish community there was another event, which was hitting close to home. It was something which hit the heart of every…

Campaign to Save Jewish Cemetery Symbol of Hope and Reason

VILNIUS – It was the season of change – coronavirus, #blacklivesmatter movement and hurricanes. The onset of a number of events which came from left field. For the international Jewish community there was another event, which was hitting close to home. It was something which hit the heart of every…

Majority of Lithuanians Opposed To Conference Centre in Vilnius

VILNIUS – Emotions in Lithuania are running high. The country is reeling from a corona inspired lockdown which has impacted many businesses. Eating establishments display mannequins at tables to create ambiance. Gone are the tourists who sat together in celebration, nibbling on local cuisine and sipping fine wine. To add…