Co-chairpersons of the Board

The Board of the Good Will Foundation is headed by the two co-chairpersonsi Andrew Baker and Faina Kukliansky. Rabbi Baker is the Director of International Jewish Affairs at the American Jewish Committee, AJC). F. Kukliansky, a professional lawyer, is currently the Head of the Lithuanian Jewish (Litvak) Community.

Both co-chairpersons have been members of the initiative group, which started negotiations regarding restitution of communal property of Jewish religious communities with Lithuanian authorities more than a decade. Negotiations were successful and resulted in adoption of the Good will compensation law in 2011, based on which the Good Will Foundation was established.

The Good Will Foundation was established by the Lithuanian Jewish Heritage Foundation.

Board of the Good Will Foundation

  1. Andrew Eliot Baker – Co-chair of the Board
  2. Faina Kukliansky – Co-chair of the Board
  3. Arie Bucheister, The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany
  4. Shmuel Levin, Head of the Jewish religious community of Lithuania
  5. Reuven Dov Dessler
  6. Josifas Buršteinas
  7. Miša Jakobas, Head of the Vilnius Sholom Aleichem ORT school
  8. Gercas Žakas, Head of the Jewish Community of Kaunas (Kovno)
  9. Nachliel Dison, World Jewish Restitution Organization
  10. Prof. Leonidas Melnikas, Ad personam
  11. Michael Hilsenrath, World Jewish Restitution Organisation  
  12. Daniel Seth Mariaschin, B’nai B’rith International

Board of the Lithuanian Jewish Heritage Foundation

  1. Andrew Eliot Baker, American Jewish Committee
  2. Julius Berman
  3. Herbert Philip Meir Block, Executive Director of American Zionist Movement; Member of the U.S. Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad
  4. Shmuel Levin, Head of the Jewish religious community of Lithuania
  5. Reuven Dov Dessler
  6. Robert James Grey, Chair of the World ORT Restitution Committee
  7. Josifas Buršteinas
  8. Genadij Kofman, Head of the Jewish Community of Panevėžys (Ponevezh)
  9. Faina Kukliansky, Head of Jewish (Litvak) Community of Lithuania
  10. Arkadijus Maizelis, Ad personam
  11. Daniel Seth Mariaschin, B’nai B’rith International
  12. Prof. Leonidas Melnikas, Ad personam
  13. Mark Barry Levin, National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry
  14. Nachliel Dison, World Jewish Restitution Organization
  15. Feliksas Puzemskis, Head of the Jewish Community of Klaipėda (Memel)
  16. Baruch Shub
  17. Gercas Žakas, Head of the Jewish Community of Kaunas (Kovno)
  18. Arturas Taicas, Head of the Jewish Community of Ukmergė (Vilkomir)
  19. Michael Hilsenrath, World Jewish Restitution Organisation  
  20. Semionas Finkelšteinas, Lithuanian sport club "Makabi"