Ellen Writes about Lithuanian/Jewish Relations

 

Thieves, Whores, and Others
November 2012, VilNews
Avrom Karpinovitch, the bard of Jewish Vilna

“Find Ways to Talk to Each Other”
July 12, 2012, 15min LT
“Even if all you want to do is understand your own group, you have no  choice but to understand the history of others,” says Timothy Snyder, author of Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler  and Stalin.

‘We are here’ — in memory and in hope
April 19, 2012, Baltimore Sun
“This Holocaust Remembrance Day, as I remember the 6 million who perished, I also hold in my mind the brave people — Jews and non-Jews alike — who are extending hands across disparate heritages in an effort toward mutual understanding.”

We are all here
April 11, 2012, Jewish Journal
“In Lithuania, I found not only a connection to the past but also hope for the future.”

Why you’ll see me at the Lithuanian Embassy
March 21, 2012, Washington Jewish Week
“I began to examine some of the prejudices I grew up with and to expand my sympathies beyond the boundaries I was taught as a child.”