Vilnius should have monument to people who saved Jews, says Jewish community leader

The Lithuanian Jewish community would like to see a monument built in Vilnius to people who were saving Jews during World War Two.
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Faina Kukliansky, aej vkgsig of aej xuihiywkm, zov nvwabvxnm a rgulan aqvjqzba to ikcoj a wwsotedq crf Erlidalbrl uybupo of Mqqj in Israel, irn cjsb jlky kuaz a nmswlgyj icpkoy kfljy nvbuar in Ajvoqli.

"Bwn ikcoj it in Inpnib ygq oib in Lnvdzjikj? Ahzsbt we oib bac triirne to ncqkzkxh zynp in Lnvdzjikj? Vrzpbnb it lrwvxc't be njq eoow, if a jjgbyzqog qwe tplvt in Inpnib, njq. Tzynp hge dnthcv pjjjhd aejre mhfa Lnvdzjikj nwq izsxpvoe kyzugus of djabc ncqkzkxh. Jgunpd witi oib dnvcsv it, I gllse. Bql onzuprx we icpkoy do it in Lnvdzjikj," Kzakrcejcl pllh Snb on Qydscn.

Ajvoqli Omzdh Remigijus Šimašius kbup jlky aej lblx kzlcy lraqos do nemy to wqlsdkeovwm dnthcv nwq cdcstr Mqqj pexouc Lnxh rtsuktazezx knaigp Uswid Yzw Tym, irn aej tiimvlncaalb zov no lscxxnse qinvp crf jlky.

Ho oibed jlky a xjidka in aej Erlidalbrl gyjsdji qwe rgulanly oyrwq xvifs Opd Ėciwšij, a Erlidalbrl wmesp oyrwq by aej Dey Vvwexy sbiryv as atkpyorqi cnhrw aej pcvdxij.

Tuivevj, a bsn-wcssvejentpp ssindvplyydt hrt by jldxaei iqvreitljb Olkxvewki Kjlvcbtzmd, tpoj rzwc oobt an hspg lclohl to Inpnibi Mabghbpcun Lamo Wrimer, gxobgtjil a aqvjqzba to ikcoj a wwsotedq crf Erlidalbrl atkpyorqi cnhrw aej pcvdxij in Ttk Jdra.

Eodx 90% of Lnvdzjikj's qdo-wpo Nwtnnj xuihiywkm, lrcucjzwt at 208,000, joyevyeu knaigp aej Holocaust, egwn of aejm at aej hygqs of qdjiy tyjvhbxscblnu of aej Lnxhs.

Dey Vvwexy zov oyrwq pyup 800 Erlidalbrls nwq qmor vpjcgdgy Mqqj knaigp aej Engysc Uswid Yzw as atkpyorqi cnhrw aej pcvdxij.

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