JGS Cleveland hosts Grant Gochin, activist for Lithuanian Jewry on November 2 #general
Sylvia Abrams <sylvia.abrams@...>
Learn about Malice, Murder, and Manipulation in Lithuania at Jewish
Have you ever heard the term heritage citizenship? Grant Arthur
Gochin, author of "Malice, Murder, and Manipulation: One Man's Search
for Truth," is the featured speaker at the Wednesday, November 2nd
meeting of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland. He will share
his struggle to restore his family's rights to citizenship in
Lithuania. His appearance is co-sponsored by the Kol Israel Foundation.
Grant Gochin has litigated against the Lithuanian government many times
over returning citizenship to those of Jewish ancestry.
Citizenship and legal status affected every aspect of life in the
'old country.' Mr. Gochin will document one Jewish family's deportations,
deaths, abductions and movements.
Grant Gochin is a Litvak who has been researching his family history for
the past 30 years. He is an activist for historical truth telling and
accountability in Lithuania, and widely published on the subject. He is
philanthropically and politically engaged in Lithuania on Jewish issues.
Grant serves as the Honorary Consul for the Republic of Togo in
California. Originally >from South Africa, he presently resides in
California, where he works as a Certified Financial Planner and Wealth
Advisor. He is married with one son.
Grant's blog on his engagements in Lithuania is at
The Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland meets on the first Wednesday
evening of the month starting at 7:30 PM in the Miller Board Room at
Menorah Park, 27100 Cedar Road, Beachwood. Board members are available
from 7:00 PM to assist with individual research questions. Guests arewelcome. RSVP to Programming@....
Sylvia F. Abrams
1st Vice President Programming
Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland