Media and Debate on Malát (Molėtai) Holocaust Remembrance Project


A Selection for English Readers

Project’s Facebook Page; Website

22 November 2016. ISGAP Flashpoint: ‘Antisemitism in the 21st century shtetl’ by Dovid Katz.

22 September 2016.  Tablet: ‘Holocaust commemorations planned throughout Lithuania this weekend’ by Anna Rudnistky.

9 September 2016.  Defending History: ‘My take on Malát’ by Julius Norwilla [Norvila].

8 September 2016. ‘The day Lithuania became a culture of We’ by Alexandra Kudukis.

8 September 2016.  Jewish Community of Lithuania website: ‘Molėtai Holocaust procession draws record crowd’ [unsigned article presumably representing the chairperson’s views].

7 September 2016.  Defending History: ‘Grigory Tzvi Kritzer’s speech on the 75th anniversary of the Malát massacre’.

6 September 2016.  Defending History: ‘Leon Kaplan’s speech on the 75th anniversary of the Malát massacre’.

3 September 2016.  Neue Zürcher Zeitung: ‘Lithuania reflects on Nazi collaboration: “A tragedy for the whole country”’ [in German] by Judith Leister.

2 September 2016.  Delfi by the Lithuania Tribune: ‘The stones of Molėtai: Shoah lesson in Lithuania’ by Inna Rogatchi.

1 September 2016.  Transitions on Line (TOL): ‘Two-speed memory and ownership of the past’ by Violeta Davoliute.

31 August 2016.  The Times of Israel: ‘75 years later, Jews are back to a town in Lithuania’ by Anna Rudnitsky.

31 August 2016.  Jerusalem Post: ‘Hope for change in Lithuania’ by Efraim Zuroff. 7 September translation into Lithuanian in

31 August 2016.  The Times of Israel: ‘Lithuanian denial of the Holocaust or falsification policy of the government?’ by Tural Hamidli.

30 August 2016.  Hidabrut: ‘Largest memorial ceremony in Lithuania’s history for Holocaust victims’ by Miriam Samsonowitz.

30 August 2016.  Hamodia: ‘Lithuanian town marks 75th anniversary of massacre’ by Rafael Hoffman.

30 August 2016.  Facebook comment/discussion: ‘How does a 21th century municipality of a former shtetl deal with its annihilated Jewish population?’ by Dovid Katz.

29 August 2016.  Washington Post: ‘Lithuania town marks 75th anniversary of massacre of Jews’ by Associated Press.

29 August 2016.  President of the Republic of Lithuania website: ‘The President honored the memory of Holocaust victims’.

29 August 2016.  Delfi by the Lithuania Tributine: ‘Molėtai holding Holocaust memorial march’ by BNS.

24 August 2016. ‘I am not a Jew’ by Marius Marius Ivaškevičius [in Lithuanian]. English translation on the website of the Jewish Community of Lithuania.

23 August 2016.  Jewish Community of Lithuania: ‘LJC chairwoman Faina Kukliansky on the annihilation of Jewish communities in the Lithuanian shtetls’ by Faina Kukliansky.

18 May 2016. ‘Jews. The curse of Lithuania’ [in Lithuanian] by Marius Ivaškevičius. English translation on the website of the Jewish Community of Lithuania.

23 December 2015.  Defending History: ‘Lithuanian shtetl Malát (Molėtai) to be commemorated in 2016’ by Tsvi-Hirsh (Gregory) Kritzer.

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