Lithuanian Holocaust shrine dedicated despite vandalism

18.07.2011                      16.Tammus, 5771

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Lithuanian Holocaust shrine dedicated despite vandalism

Jewish, Lithuania dignitaries gather in town of Plunge for dedication of memorial for more than 2,200 Jews murdered by the Nazis in 1941.

A number of Jewish and Lithuanian dignitaries gathered on Sunday in the northwestern Lithuanian town of Plunge for the dedication of a memorial wall for the more than 2,200 Jews from the town who were murdered by the Nazis in 1941.
The monument, built in the nearby village of Kausenai from the bricks of the ruined Plunge synagogue, was vandalized last week and was badly chipped and scratched, but it was decided to go ahead with the ceremony anyway and for the damage to be left as it was….