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Old Stones Speak to Young Pupils: Jewish Gravestones in the Walls of a Vilnius School Yard


Photos by Richard Schofield (© R. Schofield). Text by Dovid KatzFrom a visit on 9 December 2011.

 

The Lazdynai Middle School in Vilnius, built in the early 1970s, has an admirable reputation, inter alia for an excellent trilingual policy enabling Polish and Russian to flourish alongside the national language, Lithuanian, in a spirit of multicultural respect and harmony so fitting for the city’s history.

Updates to 15 December 2011

Samuel Gruber’s Jewish Art and Monuments

Facebook discussion thread

Work in Progress: A Cultural Dictionary of Lithuanian Jewish Gravestones

Updates to 23 May 2013:

Return visit to the Stones of Lazdynai

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