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Challenges of Multiculturalism in Lithuania Today
September 5 , 7:00 pm
Under the auspices of Litvak Days NYC, a celebration of Lithuanian Jewish heritage, Professor Tomas Venclova (Yale University, Emeritus) will give a presentation titled, “Lithuanians and Jews: What’s Changed and What Hasn’t over the last Forty Years?”
Professor Venclova will then be joined by Jonathan Brent (Executive Director of YIVO), Mindaugas Kvietkauskas (Minister of Culture of Lithuania), Professor Saulius Sužiedelis (Millersville University, Emeritus) and Rabbi Andrew Baker(American Jewish Committee, Director of International Jewish Affairs) for a discussion about the challenges of rebuilding a multicultural society in contemporary Lithuania including the difficulties of confronting the complexities of Lithuanian Jewish history, and taking lessons from it for today.
Click HERE for more information and tickets (free).