Jewish Orthodox rabbis visiting Lithuania on August 26 have inquired about the government's and the Vilnius municipality's plans of renovating the former Sports Palace building in the territory of a Jewish cemetery ( the old Jewish cemetery known as Piramont - TLT).
Vilnius' Sport Palace
© DELFI / Tomas Vinickas

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