Švenčionys Jewish Community chairman Moishe Shapiro, the Pabradė municipal Culture Center, the Pabradė aldermanship as well as local history teachers Danguolė Grincevičienė and Regina Mateikienė and their students held a “Memory Road” event September 21 in the run-up to September 23, Lithuania’s Day of Remembrance for Jewish Victims of Genocide. They walked the same path taken by those sentenced to death during the Holocaust to the mass murder site near Pabradė (Podbrodz).
Chairman Shapiro spoke about the former Jewish community there and the mass murder. Ždanas Matiušonok performed a work called Memory. Participants placed small stones on the mass grave in memory of the victims.