The IPO has musicians from Lithuania; Loca, Alex, Itzik, Mulah, Shlomo, Shimon, to mention a few! Yesterday it was an opportunity to visit their beautiful city of Vilna and enjoy the local culture.

The day also included a visit to the site where Vilna’s Jews were murdered in the Holocaust, Punar; and an evening visit with the Jewish community. Among the guests was the son of the Japanese ambassador who, during the war, saved 2000 Jewish families by providing exit visas.

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