Israeli Embassy Contributes to Summer Program for Children

The Israeli embassy to Lithuania June 12 invited more than 150 children from all over Lithuania to Vilnius where they saw a film at a movie theater, visited the President’s Office and ate pizza and ice cream near the White Bridge in the Lithuanian capital. The Israeli embassy contributed in this way to the Give a Child a Summer campaign. Ambassador Amir Maimon said projects to help children from at-risk families are important and the embassy follows Jewish traditions of caring for the community and neighbors. This is the second time the Israeli embassy has financed a holiday for children from families receiving social welfare support. Last year the embassy was part of the For a Safe Lithuania campaign initiated by president Dalia Grybauskaitė.