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Judaica Research Center opens in Lithuanian national library
2017 m. gegužės 22 d. 11:39
The Judaica Research Center is opening in the Martynas Mazvydas National Library in Vilnius on Monday.
Unity is crucial for Jewish community - Israeli ambassador
2017 m. gegužės 17 d. 10:01
Unity is the most important thing to any community, Israel's Ambassador to Lithuania Amir Maimon said ahead of the election of the chairman of the Jewish Community...
D. Trumpas nusprendė atidėti JAV ambasados perkėlimą iš Tel Avivo į Jeruzalę  (1)
2017 m. gegužės 10 d. 18:01
JAV prezidentas Donaldas Trumpas nusprendė atidėti Amerikos ambasados Izraelyje...
Petition initiated against new rules for Lithuanian Jewish community leader election
2017 m. gegužės 2 d. 13:01
Simonas Gurevičius , a member of the board at Vilnius' Jewish Community, has initiated a...
Good Will Foundation administering Jewish compensations may buy 4 buildings in Lithuania  (1)
2017 m. balandžio 28 d. 15:49
The Good Will Foundation administering the state compensation for property of Jewish...
No museum possible in Vilnius Sports Palace - rep of US Jewish organization
2017 m. balandžio 27 d. 15:44
The Vilnius Sports Palace , which has been built on an old Jewish cemetery, is not an appropriate location for a Museum of Jewish History, says Andrew Baker of the...
Kaunas strengthens relations with Japan with the establishment of a new organisation
2017 m. balandžio 27 d. 11:12
On April 25, 2017, the Sugihara Group for Kaunas-Japan Relations Development was established. Soon to be approved by decree of the Mayor of Kaunas, the main purpose...
March of Living: it's important to remember both collaborators and Jew savers
2017 m. balandžio 27 d. 09:42
Participants of the March of the Living , a traditional event held in Vilnius to honor the...
Paneriai Memorial holds 10th March of the Living
2017 m. balandžio 26 d. 10:18
The traditional March of the Living will take place at the Paneriai Memorial in Vilnius on...
Inspiring discoveries during Open House Vilnius  (2)
2017 m. balandžio 24 d. 17:29
Oak grow „Izraelita“ planted to commemorate Israeli-Lithuanian friendship
2017 m. balandžio 21 d. 16:44
On April 21st, Friday, the Embassy of Israel in Lithuania, in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment, Forestry department and Vilnius District Municipality,...
Kėdainiai to erect monument to Vilna Gaon
2017 m. balandžio 21 d. 10:57
The central Lithuanian town of Kėdainiai has decided to erect a monument to Elijah ben Solomon Zalman , the philosopher, scholar and Jewish religious leader known...
Benefits of Lithuanian citizenship from the South African Litvak perspective  (1)
2017 m. balandžio 12 d. 17:20
“ South Africa is more Litvak than Lithuania itself,” Markas Zingeris , the Lithuanian...
German historian poses a question that holds many Lithuanians up to Shame  (1)
2017 m. balandžio 6 d. 15:54
Effective German cooperation with the Lithuanians became a death trap for the Jews of...
Gaon Jewish Museum astonished over plans of Jewish History Museum in Vilnius
2017 m. balandžio 5 d. 10:25
The Vilnius Gaon State Jewish Museum has expressed astonishment over the Lithuanian...
American Jewish Committee backs idea of Jewish history museum in Vilnius
2017 m. balandžio 3 d. 09:26
The American Jewish Committee (AJC) supports the idea of setting up a Jewish history museum in Vilnius.
Vilnius mayor wants Museum of Jewish History next to Sports Palace
2017 m. kovo 31 d. 09:34
Vilnius Mayor Remigijus Šimašius has proposed building a Museum of History of Lithuanian Jews next to the Vilnius Congress.
Vilnius University to issue 'memory diplomas' to those expelled by totalitarian regimes
2017 m. kovo 27 d. 10:26
Vilnius University (VU) has launched a project to commemorate members of its staff and...
Holocaust researchers meeting in Vilnius
2017 m. kovo 22 d. 10:37
A conference on As Mass Murder Began: Identifying and Remembering the Killing Sites of...
Separate programme proposed for Jewish heritage maintenance
2017 m. kovo 1 d. 15:13
Diana Varnaitė , director of the Lithuanian Cultural Heritage Department , has proposed...
About the Jews and a Dream
2017 m. kovo 1 d. 14:52
Izraelis Holivudo žvaigždėms pasiūlė nemokamai apsilankyti šalyje ir patyrė visišką fiasko  (1)
2017 m. vasario 22 d. 11:54
Prieš metus Izraelis siūlėsi apmokėti prabangias keliones Leonardo DiCaprio, Mattui Damonui ir kitoms Holivudo žvaigždėms, tačiau atrodo, kad jos nusprendė...
Local authorities welcome plans to build Jewish museum in Šeduva
2017 m. vasario 14 d. 10:49
Local authorities in the northern Lithuanian district of Radviliškis on Monday welcomed...
World class museum will open In Lithuania
2017 m. vasario 13 d. 09:22
International museum professionals and architects are working on Museum of Šeduva Jewish...
Jewish property compensation funds used properly in 2016 - auditors
2017 m. vasario 9 d. 12:24
The Lithuanian National Audit Office (NAO), which in previous years identified certain...
Lithuania: my journey of return
2017 m. vasario 8 d. 15:23
As a Cape Town born Jew, my life has come full circle. Although I was born after his death, my zeida, Rabbi Shimon Ze’ev Aysenberg, played an indelible influence in...
Signs of corruption found in Vilnius Concert, Sports Palace revamp tender  (1)
2017 m. vasario 6 d. 09:41
Acting on a tip-off about possible lack of transparency in the tender for contractor for reconstruction of the Vilnius Concert and Sports Palace , Lithuania's...
International Holocaust Remembrance Day events begin in Lithuania
2017 m. sausio 26 d. 11:59
Events marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day are getting underway in...
Deputy Foreign Ministers assigned to fields of operations
2017 m. sausio 20 d. 09:51
Fields of operations and functions of Lithuania's foreign vice-ministers Neris Germanas ,...
Lithuanian formin didn't attend Paris conf in diplomatic support for Israel  (3)
2017 m. sausio 16 d. 16:15
Lithuania sent a deputy foreign minister to the Middle East peace conference in Paris, while...