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Orthodox Were Once Political

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Submitted by Nikki Roth-Skiles (United States), Jan 26, 2005 at 15:38

In my grandfather's days in Lithuania, they were Orthodox and yet political too. My great-uncle was on the Municipal Council in Marijampole - not exactly a Shtetl - before the Holocaust. Why the difference in America?
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