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Dramatic Developments in Case of the “Convention Center Project” in the Old Vilna Jewish Cemetery


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November 2020:

Next Vilnius court hearing: 24 November (Laisvės Prospect 79A, room 205 [check updates]; case no. e2-625-918/2020).

October 2020:

Media reports on the previous hearings (of 1 and 6 Oct.): Defending History (1 Oct.), Algemeiner Journal (2 Oct.), SaveVilna.org (4 Oct.) Jerusalem Post (5 Oct); Defending History (6. Oct); Kapines.org (6. Oct); also earlier report on European Foundation for Human Rights involvement.

September 2020:

In a dramatic tweet, the Conference of European rabbis (CER) reported on its formal  directive stripping the London-based CPJCE of any authority to meddle further in the fate of the Old Vilna Jewish Cemetery at Piramónt, in the Shnípeshok (Šnipiškės) district of modern Vilnius.

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