Jewish


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 Lithuanian citizens who risked danger to save Jews from probable death in...
‘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...
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 susišaudė su užpuoliku šalia prekybos centro. Apie aukas kol kas nepranešama.
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...
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...
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 lakes and gently rolling hills, may be best known as a summer holiday...
The stones of Molėtai: Shoah lesson in Lithuania  (1)
2016 m. rugsėjo 2 d. 16:03
August 29th, 2016, has become truly important day for Lithuanian people, for Israel , and for all of us who does not know the past term for Holocaust . On that day,...
16 towns across Lithuania hold European Days of Jewish Culture
2016 m. rugsėjo 2 d. 09:07
European Days of Jewish Culture are starting in Lithuania on Friday, providing an...
75th anniversary of massacre of Jews in Šeduva, Lithuania
2016 m. rugsėjo 1 d. 08:26
Lithuania's Prime Minister joined dozens of people marking the seventy-fifth anniversary of...
Lithuanians 'more open' about Holocaust - President Grybauskaitė
2016 m. rugpjūčio 29 d. 17:10
Lithuanians are starting to face the Holocaust more openly, which facilitates friendlier...
Molėtai holding Holocaust memorial march
2016 m. rugpjūčio 29 d. 09:47
A memorial march is held in Molėtai, eastern Lithuania, on Monday to honour victims of the Holocaust .
Holocaust commemoration events 'should have more Lithuanian participation'
2016 m. rugpjūčio 25 d. 12:12
The Jewish community expects that more Lithuanians will come to attend Holocaust memorial events.
Loyalties and opinions of Lithuania's ethnic minorities
2016 m. rugpjūčio 16 d. 07:50
Russia would defend the rights of its nationals and Russian speakers everywhere, including...
What would Lithuania's Russian speakers do if Moscow invaded the country?
2016 m. rugpjūčio 9 d. 08:19
A recent poll asked Lithuania's ethnic minorities what they would do if the country were...
Lithuania puts old Jewish cemetery in Vilnius under state protection
2016 m. rugpjūčio 8 d. 14:15
The old Jewish cemetery in Vilnius has been listed among cultural objects protected by the...
Sergey Kanovich: On protecting anti-Semites
2016 m. rugpjūčio 2 d. 10:10
Recently, members of the Vilnius City Street, Monument and Plaque Names Commission considered several different issues .
14-year-old chronicler of the Vilna Ghetto  (1)
2016 m. liepos 29 d. 07:44
More than seven decades ago, long queues of people would line outside the house number 4 on Žemaitijos Street in Vilnius. Each day, two hundred hungry and exhausted...
Join commemoration of Šeduva Jewish Community  (1)
2016 m. liepos 27 d. 13:23
75 years ago, a wave of brutal murders in some places within weeks and in others within...
Israeli media incensed by 'parties' at Kaunas WWII killing site
2016 m. liepos 25 d. 16:43
Israeli media has recently reported on parties being held at a WWII Jewish killing site...
Jewish community wants Vilnius municipality to co-found kindergarten
2016 m. liepos 25 d. 09:03
The Jewish community wants Vilnius municipality co-found a Jewish kindergarten in the...