22.06.2011 20.Siwan, 5771
Lithuania to compensate Jews who lost property during Nazi, Soviet occupations
Under the bill, which still has to be signed into the law, the government would pay 51.93 million euros between 2013 and 2023 to a special fund.
Lithuania's parliament on Tuesday passed a long-awaited bill to compensate the Jewish community for communal property taken during the Nazi and Soviet occupations of the country.
The United States and world Jewish organizations have long called on the Lithuanian government to reach a settlement, though some property has already been returned….