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  Kislev 26, 5773 , 10/12/12

'Jerusalem of the North' Recounts Pre-WWII Jewish Heritage

Lithuania has launched a new campaign for European students that reveals the once rich Jewish culture in the Baltic state and its tragic end during the Holocaust.

Around 40 students gathered for the first tour on Sunday at the only synagogue that survived in Vilnius, a city once called "Jerusalem of the North". 

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