Litvaks again applying for Lithuanian passports after legal amendment

After an amendment to the Citizenship Law took effect in Lithuania in July, Litvaks, i.e. Jews of Lithuanian origin, living in Israel and the Republic of South Africa are again submitting applications for restoration of their Lithuanian citizenship, Lietuvos Žinios daily said on Wednesday.
Žydų (Jews) street in Vilnius
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