Jewish


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 students who were prevented from pursuing their academic careers or completing...
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 Summer-Fall 1941 is starting at the Vilnius Gaon Jewish State Museum on...
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...
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 plans to build a privately-financed state-of-the-art Jewish museum in Šeduva...
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 history , which will be using the most advanced technologies to tell its...
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,...
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...
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 Lithuania on Thursday.
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 , Darius Skusevičius and Albinas Sananavičius were Thursday approved...
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...
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...
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 the heritage of Lithuanian Jews and of expanding business ties as they...
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...
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 city where her parents lived during the Second World War . They knew it as...
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 the Russia n popular TV musical skating show - , it might be unnecessary...
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...
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...
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 honors of Righteous Among the Nations to the Blažaičiai family, which...
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...
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...