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  • Lithuanian chief rabbi protests excavation of WWII mass grave

    July 14, 2015 | 2:43 pm

    The chief rabbi of Lithuania appealed to authorities to prevent the excavation of a mass grave of Holocaust victims in the country’s north.

    Rabbi Chaim Burshtein issued the statement Tuesday about the mass grave discovered this week during road construction work in Siauliai, a...

  • Tough Jews

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 9, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    As twilight descended upon the forest of Ponar, Rich Cohen gazed upon the green canyons where the Vilna Jews died in the Shoah. He took photographs of the treetops, thinking of a survivor who had stared at the same trees while feigning death in one of the mass graves. "I knew that...
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