Lithuania’s Foreign Minister welcomes participants of conference dedicated to Great Synagogue in Vilnius
/ Updated: 2017.09.04 13:07
On 4 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, who is visiting Israel, congratulated participants of the international conference “How to Present the Great Vilna Synagogue Site?“
“Today, I am especially pleased to welcome all the participants of the conference, which is dedicated to the Great Vilna Synagogue. The Great Synagogue of Vilna is the cultural and historical heritage of the whole of Lithuania that must be preserved and fostered,” said Lithuania’s Foreign Minister.
The international conference is held at Martynas Mažvydas National Library on 4-5 September. The event was organized by the non-profit organization “Jerusalem of the North” in partnership with the Judaica Research Centre of the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania.