AT HOME. . .
♦ Foreign Minister’s remarks on Jewish conspiracies
♦ An emergency Jewish Community board meeting with twenty-one members in attendance agrees unanimously on a letter of protest to the president of Lithuania; report
♦ Says moustache length is the one difference between Hitler & Stalin and calls eight parliamentarians ‘pathetic’ for signing the Seventy Years Declaration on the anniversary of the Wannsee ‘Final Solution’ conference
♦ Responses from Social Democratic MP Andiukaitis; Milan Chersonski; Roger Cohen in the New York Times; DefendingHistory.com; Adar Primor in Haaretz
♦ Leads Double Genocide moves
♦ Ministry hosts attack on Jewish anti-Nazi partisans
♦ When there’s no Jewish audience, the peoples of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania are Lithuanians, Poles, Belarusians. . .
♦ But the Ministry’s website professes endless love for Jews and Jewish culture
& ABROAD. . .
♦ Washington DC PR campaign
♦ Vassal ‘King of Litvaks’ anointed
♦ DC embassy’s ‘Sunflowers’
♦ Tel Aviv embassy’s ‘IsraeLita’
♦ Ambassador defends pro-Nazi ‘partisan’, misinforms about harassment of Jewish survivors who joined the anti-Nazi resistance
♦ Gala event to honor the foreign minister of Lithuania
♦ NY consulate awards Zimroth the ‘Millennium Star’
♦ Consulate attempts political takeover of Yivo
♦ London embassy’s ‘Graywash’
♦ But former foreign minister, now EU ambassador to Afghanistan, tells WSJ that Nazi rule was a ‘respite from the communists’
♦ Wiesenthal Center’s responses I and II; the debate; German parliamentarians’ response