Beloved Leader of Lithuanian Jewry, Simon Alperovich, Dies at 85




Dr. Shimon Alperovich

(Simonas Alperavičius)

11 Oct. 1928 — 27 March 2014

Dr. Simon Alperovich (Simonas Alperavicius) by DefendingHistory.com

דר שמעון אַלפּעראָוויטש זל


Legendary Head of the Jewish Community of Lithuania (1992/3 — 2013)

DAUNTLESS DEFENDER OF HISTORIC TRUTH AND UNBENDABLY LOYAL TO THE INTERESTS OF HIS SMALL AND FRAGILE COMMUNITY

A SCION OF VILNA JEWISH ROYALTY, DESCENDED FROM THE RASHASH (RABBI SHMUEL STRASHUN, 1794-1872)

SHIMON ALPEROVICH SECTION IN DEFENDING HISTORY

Funeral at Vilnius Jewish Cemetery (Sudervės 28), Friday 28 March at midday.


UPDATES (to 5 April 2014):

Wiesenthal Center’s StatementAlfa.lt (BNS)Delfi.lt (Elta)Lithuania TribuneWorld Jewish Congress; Efraim Zuroff in the Jerusalem Post.

Some of those who attended Dr. Alperovich’s funeral on 28 March 2014:


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