Jewish


Lithuanian formin didn't attend Paris conf in diplomatic support for Israel  (2)
2017 m. sausio 16 d. 16:15
Lithuania sent a deputy foreign minister to the Middle East peace conference in Paris, while its neighbors were represented by their top diplomats.
Great Synagogue must be restored but not until 2027 - Vilnius mayor  (1)
2017 m. sausio 13 d. 11:24
The Great Synagogue of Vilnius that was razed to the ground during the Soviet rule should be rebuilt at least in part, however, the idea cannot be implemented in...
Lithuanian, Israeli presidents underline Holocaust memory, business ties
2017 m. sausio 9 d. 10:03
The presidents of Lithuania and Israe l on Sunday underlined the importance of preserving...
Several hundred Litvaks granted Lithuanian citizenship after legal amendments
2016 m. gruodžio 27 d. 13:41
Several hundred applications for Lithuanian citizenship have already been approved since the country amended the law last June to ease the rules for descendants of...
Dark Lullaby: Irene Angelico's belated pilgrimage to Vilnius
2016 m. gruodžio 14 d. 14:55
Acclaimed Canadian filmmaker Irene Angelico confronts her doubts and visits Vilnius, the...
The trap of travesty: Shoah as a show-subject
2016 m. lapkričio 29 d. 11:22
I thought initially that if one would have a nerve to watch the sick entertaining video from...
Remove indecent monuments of a painful past  (2)
2016 m. lapkričio 28 d. 13:27
In the summer of 2015 Vilnius municipality removed four Soviet statutes on the Green Bridge linking the suburb Šnipiskes with the city center. The statutes...
Briuselyje pristatytas Lietuvos ir Lenkijos žydų bendruomenės paveldas  (2)
2016 m. spalio 28 d. 09:18
Pasaulietiniame žydų bendruomenės centre Briuselyje spalio 26-ąją dieną pristatytas Lietuvos ir Lenkijos žydų bendruomenės paveldas. Renginį „Jewish...
Karbauskis, one of the wealthiest men in Lithuania
2016 m. spalio 26 d. 12:26
The Chairman of the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union Ramūnas Karbauskis is also held...
Kaunas family to be awarded as Righteous Among Nations
2016 m. spalio 21 d. 10:37
Israel's Ambassador to Lithuania Amir Maimon will Friday award the Yad Vashem medal and...
Grybauskaitė recognises 46 Lithuanians who saved Jews in WWII
2016 m. rugsėjo 29 d. 15:36
President Dalia Grybauskaitė yesterday awarded the Life Saving Cross to forty-six...
‘This day remains extremely painful to all of us’ – Prof Landsbergis at Paneriai (Ponar)
2016 m. rugsėjo 28 d. 14:36
Paneriai,— The National Memorial Day for the Genocide of Lithuanian Jews was marked officially on September with a public commemoration at Paneriai , the most...
Peres was person of outstanding intelligence, true Litvak
2016 m. rugsėjo 28 d. 10:57
Israel's former president Shimon Peres was a person of outstanding intelligence who always emphasized his links to Lithuania, says Faina Kukliansky , the leader of...
Israeli President Rivlin offers condolences over death of Donskis
2016 m. rugsėjo 26 d. 18:57
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has expressed his condolences to Jolanta Donskienė , the...
President awards 46 Jewish rescuers with Life Saving Crosses
2016 m. rugsėjo 26 d. 18:50
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Monday signed a decree to award Life Saving...
JAV Hiustono mieste – šaudynės  (45)
2016 m. rugsėjo 26 d. 15:50
JAV Teksaso valstijoje, Hiustono mieste – šaudynės . Pranešama, kad policija...
Vilnius should establish World Litvak Museum, restore YIVO institute
2016 m. rugsėjo 26 d. 09:43
Vilnius has been suggested to establish the World Litvak Museum and restore a Jewish research institute , as well as pay tribute to the memory of Jews who...
Leonidas Donskis – a farewell. How is it possible?  (1)
2016 m. rugsėjo 23 d. 15:49
In that one split moment, in the morning hours at the Vilnius airport on the way from Šeteniai to St Petersburg, on that single Wednesday on the 21st of September,...
Lithuania commemorates Jewish genocide victims
2016 m. rugsėjo 23 d. 10:00
Lithuania is commemorating Jewish Genocide Memorial Day today, on September 23.
Litvaks again applying for Lithuanian passports after legal amendment
2016 m. rugsėjo 21 d. 12:09
After an amendment to the Citizenship Law took effect in Lithuania in July, Litvaks ,...
Philosopher Donskis passes away  (1)
2016 m. rugsėjo 21 d. 11:37
Lithuania's former MEP, philosopher Leonidas Donskis , passed away on Wednesday morning.
Study: Russian propaganda and minority perceptions
2016 m. rugsėjo 20 d. 11:14
A recently published survey caused a surge of debate on the role of minorities in Lithuania and the implication of the findings to national security, particularly when...
Week of Jewish Commemoration at New Šančiai Synagogue in Kaunas
2016 m. rugsėjo 19 d. 13:45
Kaunas —Saturday marked the opening of a weeklong public program at the New Šančiai Synagogue in Kaunas, Lithuania, commemorating of the seventy-fifth...
Pusantro dešimtmečio po Rugsėjo 11-osios: kaip subyrėjo Amerikos vienybė  (152)
2016 m. rugsėjo 11 d. 07:54
Kurį laiką atrodė, kad Ameriką sukrėtusios atakos ją taip pat ir suvienijo.
The day Lithuania became a culture of we
2016 m. rugsėjo 8 d. 07:00
Nearly three thousand participants walked this day to pay tribute to the over 2,000 Jewish...
Zarasai marks European days of Jewish culture
2016 m. rugsėjo 7 d. 08:59
The town of Zarasai, nestled in the picturesque north-east of the country amongst sparkling...