Lithuania Is Developing A new Union Along With Its Past—and With Israel As governmental ties flourish, the nation is using steps that are tenuous confront its Holocaust history. Nonetheless it hasn’t gone far enough. Immediately after Yossi Levy assumed their role as Israel’s ambassador to Lithuania in August, his associate, Ana Maizel, discovered a swastika built from dust on the floor in the front of a community that is jewish inauspicious just starting to their tenure.