Gaon Jewish Museum astonished over plans of Jewish History Museum in Vilnius
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
The Vilnius Gaon State Jewish Museum has expressed astonishment over the Lithuanian administration's plans of founding a new Museum of Jewish History in or next to the reconstructed Vilnius Concert and Sports Palace.
International museum professionals and architects are working on Museum of Šeduva Jewish history, which will be using the most advanced technologies to tell its visitors about the history and culture of similar Litvak shtetls.
The central Lithuanian town of Kėdainiai has decided to erect a monument to Elijah ben Solomon Zalman, the philosopher, scholar and Jewish religious leader known as the Vilna Gaon, the daily Lietuvos Žinios reported on Friday.