Dovid Katz, a Vilnius-based Yiddish and Holocaust scholar, is professor at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. He edits the web journal Defending History and is at work on a new Yiddish Cultural Dictionary.
Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Remembrance Day: A state-sponsored institution in Vilnius rewrites history to the delight of Europe’s new ultranationalists
The Lithuanian sponsors of a Holocaust education program have a dark history of their own
By arguing that Nazi and Soviet crimes are equal, Lithuania is airbrushing the Holocaust out of its history
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