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Discover the Cultural Traditions of Jews Who Lived in Your Town
recipients: Students from the Balbieriškis Primary School, Lithuania;
date: 2022

The aim of this project was to develop students’ knowledge about the large Jewish community that lived in the town of Balbieriškis before WWII, where all Jews were killed during the Holocaust. Students learned about Jewish traditions and the community’s contribution to the town’s economic and cultural life.


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