Thu, Sep 05
07:00PM
Thu, Sep 05
07:00PM

panel discussion

The Challenges of Multiculturalism in Contemporary Lithuania

Under the auspices of Litvak Days NYC, a celebration of Lithuanian Jewish heritage, Professor Tomas Venclova (Yale University, Emeritus) will give a presentation titled, "Lithuanians and Jews: What’s Changed and What Hasn’t over the last Forty Years?” Professor Venclova will then be joined by Jonathan Brent (Executive Director of YIVO), Professor Saulius Sužiedelis (Millersville University, Emeritus) and Rabbi Andrew Baker (American Jewish Committee, Director of International Jewish Affairs) for a discussion about the challenges of rebuilding a multicultural society in Lithuania in the Post-Soviet era including the difficulties of confronting the complexities of Lithuanian Jewish history, and taking lessons from it for today.


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panel discussion