As governmental ties flourish, the nation is taking steps that are tenuous confront its Holocaust history. However it hasn’t gone far sufficient.
Right after Yossi Levy assumed their part as Israel’s ambassador to Lithuania in August, their associate, Ana Maizel, came across a swastika constructed from dust on the floor right in front of a community that is jewish inauspicious starting to their tenure. He trod very carefully inside the reaction, condemning the crime and will be offering reassurance. “We Jews try not to come right here to accuse,” he said. “We don’t blame the Lithuania of 2019.”
Levy found its way to Lithuania in a second of modification: even while the country relates to anti-Semitic incidents, it really is in the middle of a pro-zionist rebranding that combines an imperfect public reexamination of this country’s experience in World War II having a heartfelt admiration for Israel under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (more…)