|From the US Holocaust Museum: Two young brothers in the|
Kovno ghetto,1944. They were later deported to Majdanek camp.
"Within minutes of the UNESCO vote, Rolandas Kacinskas, minister plenipotentiary at the Lithuanian Embassy in Washington, e-mailed his Jewish list the one-liner: 'This is just a quick note to let you know that at today’s UNESCO general assembly Lithuania voted AGAINST admitting Palestine as a full member of UNESCO' (red capital letters appeared in the original).
"The vote might have been cause for rejoicing if not for Lithuania’s sad record of attempted prosecutions of elderly Holocaust survivors because they escaped the ghetto to join up with the anti-Nazi partisan resistance in the forests, or because they have the courage to tell the truth about the Holocaust." Read the entire article and the following for more background on the Holocaust and the Baltic States:
Dovid Katz in Tablet: The Crime of Surviving
Adam Holland: Lithuanian Holocaust Denial Still Rampant
Holocaust in the Baltics Website
Wiesenthal Center Protests Lithuanian Judicial Campaign to Discredit Jewish Heroes of Anti-Nazi Resistance