Jews


Lithuanian MPs, mayor want city museum in Vilnius
2017 m. sausio 23 d. 12:42
Vilnius City Mayor Remigijus Šimašius of the Liberal Movement has been urged by a group of parliamentarians to found a museum of the Lithuanian capital.
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...
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...
For Your Freedom and Ours?
2016 m. lapkričio 30 d. 19:10
For our freedom and yours, we heard this motto during the independence movement in 1990...
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...
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 to be one of the wealthiest citizens of the country. How much money and...
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...
‘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...
Grybauskaitė conveys condolences over Peres' passing
2016 m. rugsėjo 28 d. 11:03
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskait ė on Wednesday conveyed her heartfelt condolences to Israel i President Reuven Rivlin and to all the people of the country...
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...
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...
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...
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 , i.e. Jews of Lithuanian origin, living in Israel and the Republic of South...
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...
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...
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...
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 opportunity to discover the Jewish heritage in events scheduled in 16 towns and...
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 the massacre of more than 650 Jews by Nazi occupiers and their local...
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 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...